LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Sat Nov 21 1987
Arianespace

TV-Sat 1

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(2:19 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(2:19 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(2:19 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Ariane 2

Description:

Ariane 2 was an expendable space launch vehicle, operated by the European Space Agency (ESA) between 1986 and 1989 as part of Ariane family of rockets. The principal manufacturer for the Ariane 2 was Aérospatiale, while the lead agency for its development was the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES), the French government's space agency.

Ariane 2 rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Communications
  • German geostationary communications satellite
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Kourou, French Guiana

Pad

Ariane Launch Area 2