Intelsat-37e and BSAT-4a delivered to orbit during fifth flight of Ariane 5 in 2017

On 29 September Ariane 5 delivered to orbit double payload – two communications satellites: Intelsat-37e and BSAT-4a. Launch was performed yesterday from Guiana Space Center, from launch site ELA-3. September 29 was not original planned launch date – Ariane 5 mission was scrubbed on September 5, 2017 in last seconds before lift off. Problem which appeared […]

Next satellite arrives to Kourou

Another payload arrived to French Guiana to pass process of integration with Ariane 5 before mission planned for September 1st 2017.   Both satellites are already at Kourou. BSAT-4 joined Intelsat-37A today inside special cargo plane landed at Kourou airfield. BSAT-4 was designed and manufactured for Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT) by Space Systems Loral (SSL) to […]

Ariane on duty – 227th launch with GSAT-15 and Arabsat-6B atop scheduled for 3rd November 2015.

It is going to be 227th Ariane launch planned from ELA-3 launch site in Guiana Space Centre. This time payload is two broadcasting satellites, GSAT-15 (operated by Indian space research organization) and   Arabsat-6B. Since 1969, when ISRO was established by Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, its goal was clearly stated: support national development with […]