Oil and chemical tankers in the Hamburg-based fleet will be fitted with KVH TracPhone V7-IP satellite communications systems
The campaign for Arianespace’s medium-lift Soyuz launch with the Sentinel-1A Earth observation satellite is moving into its final preparations for an April 3 liftoff from French Guiana.
The 1,816th flight of a Soyuz launch vehicle was performed on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 01:17 Moscow time (22:17 Paris time on Tuesday, 25 March).
The 1,815th flight of a Soyuz launch vehicle was performed on Monday, 24 March 2014 from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia at 02:54 Moscow time (23:54 Paris time on Sunday, 23 March).
The final countdown is underway for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 launch, which will carry the ASTRA 5B and Amazonas 4A telecommunications satellites into geostationary transfer orbit this evening.
The workhorse Ariane 5 orbited a pair of payloads – ASTRA 5B for SES and HISPASAT’S Amazonas 4A – this evening, continuing the relationships with two customers that have come to rely on Arianespace’s launch services.
Arianespace has delivered another Ariane 5 to the launch zone at Europe’s Spaceport, positioning this workhorse vehicle for liftoff tomorrow with a pair of telecommunications satellites: ASTRA 5B and Amazonas 4A.
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Meteorological conditions at the Spaceport in French Guiana on March 20, 2014 did not allow the authorization of Flight VA216’s launcher transfer from the Final Assembly Building to the launch zone. The countdown of Flight VA216 has been delayed 24 hours, for a liftoff on Saturday, March 22 at 19h04 local time (22h04 UTC) during a launch window of 58 minutes.