Ariane 5 delivers DIRECTV-14 and GSAT-16 to orbit

Kourou, French Guiana (ESA) Dec 07, 2014

Telecommunications satellites for two long-standing Arianespace customers were launched today on the company’s sixth Ariane 5 flight in 2014, extending the heavy-lift workhorse’s string of consecutive successes to 63.

Delivering a total payload lift performance of approximately 10,200 kg., the mission – designated Flight VA221 in Arianespace’s numbering system – lofted DIRECTV-14 for opera —> Read More Here


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