LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed Jan 10 2001
Arianespace

Turksat 2A

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

January 10, 2001 at 5:09 PM EST

(January 10, 2001 at 10:09 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

January 10, 2001 at 5:09 PM EST

(January 10, 2001 at 10:09 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

January 10, 2001 at 5:09 PM EST

(January 10, 2001 at 10:09 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • Türksat 2A, a.k.a. Eurasiasat 1, was a Turkish communications satellite as part of a project to form an instant network with two geosynchronous satellites that is supervised by the companies Türksat A.Ş. in Turkey and Eurasiasat SAM in Monaco.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kourou, French Guiana

    Pad

    Ariane Launch Area 2