BUILD UP ACTIVITY BEGINS FOR A NEW ARIANE 5

Assembly of the latest Ariane 5 is underway at French Guiana in preparation for a mission to orbit TerreStar-I, the world’s largest and most powerful telecommunications satellite. TerreStar-I is a mobile services satellite currently entering its final integration and testing phase with U.S. spacecraft manufacturer Space Systems/Loral.

ARIANE 5 AND ARIANESPACE ARE CHRONICLED IN A DOCUMENTARY SCREENED AT THE SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Arianespace and its Ariane 5 mission have a featured role in “Art & Copy,” a documentary about the advertising industry that was screened to positive notices at the world’s premier showcase for independent films – the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. As part of the production, Arianespace’s Chairman & CEO Jean-Yves Le Gall provided insights on the company’s commercial launches, which was compared to the intense efforts that go into the creation of an advertising campaign.