Tag Archives: Kourou

Ariane 5 Galileo Navigation Satellites (23-26) Launch This Week

Images credit & copyright: ESA/CNES/Arianespace. Launch Alert! Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 11:25 UTC (07:25 EDT & 04:25 PDT) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ES rocket, designated VA244 carrying 4 Galileo navigation satellites from Launch Site, … Continue reading

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Arianespace Ariane 5 Launch This Week

Image credit & copyright: ESA/CNES/Arianespace. Launch Alert! Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 21:34 UTC (17:34 EDT & 14:34 PDT) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA242 carrying the trio of Superbird 8/DSN 1 and … Continue reading

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Ariane 5 Dual Payload Launch

Image credit & copyright: ESA/CNES/Arianespace. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 22:20 UTC (17:20 EST) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA241 carrying a dual payload of SES 14 and Al Yah 3 … Continue reading

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Ariane 5; Intelsat 37E & BSAT 4a Dual Payload Launch

Image credit & copyright: ESA/Arianespace. LAUNCH ALERT: UPDATE: Due to the pad abort at launch, reschedule date for this mission is unclear though planned for late-September.  I’ll re-post with times when applicable. 2017 at NA UTC (NA EDT) Arianespace will … Continue reading

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Ariane 5 Dual Payload Launch Next Week

Image Credit & Copyright: Arianespace launch of Ariane5 VA-215.  Live streaming links below. LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, May 27 at 21:16 UTC (17:16 EDT) Arianespace will be launching the massive and beautiful Ariane 5 ECA Rocket (designated Flight VA223) with a … Continue reading

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ESA’S IXV SPACE PLANE SUCCESSFUL TEST FLIGHT

Video Credit & Copyright: European Space Agency (ESA) & Arianespace. On Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 13:40 UTC (08:40 EST) an Arianespace Vega rocket designated (VV04) jumped off the launch pad at the Kourou Space Center, French Guiana carrying the … Continue reading

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EUROPE’S IXV SPACE PLANE PREPARES FOR LAUNCH

Image Credit & Copyright: European Space Agency (ESA). LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 13:00 UTC (08:00 EST) an Arianespace Vega rocket (Flight Designation VV04) will be launching the European Space Agency’s (ESA) IXV Space Plane. Launch will take … Continue reading

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