Launcher and satellite preparations continue for Ariane 5’s mission with EUTELSAT 65 West A

Kourou, French Guiana (ESA) Feb 22, 2016

The preparations for Arianespace’s second Ariane 5 launch of 2016 are continuing for a March 9 liftoff from French Guiana, with the heavy-lift vehicle now transferred to the Spaceport’s Final Assembly Building, and its EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite payload undergoing its fueling.

Designated Flight VA229 in Arianespace’s launcher family numbering system, the mission has a lift performance es —> Read More