A payload’s arrival in French Guiana for an upcoming Spaceport launch always is a notable event, and the recent delivery of the Star One C4 satellite for Ariane 5’s flight this July has great significance – as it will mark SSL’s (Space Systems Loral) 50th mission with Arianespace.
The final countdown is now underway for Arianespace’s Ariane 5 launch that will orbit two direct-to-home broadcast satellites – DirecTV-15 and SKY México-1 – from the Spaceport in French Guiana.
Two direct-to-home television broadcast satellites that will provide expanded relay capacity over the Americas have been orbited on Arianespace’s latest success with its Ariane 5 launcher, performed today from the Spaceport in French Guiana.
Arianespace’s heavy-lift launcher has moved to its launch zone in French Guiana for the May 27 Ariane 5 flight with DirecTV-15 for DIRECTV and SKY México’s SKY México-1.
Arianespace is keeping up its 2015 mission cadence with the go-ahead for a dual-payload Ariane 5 launch next week from French Guiana that will orbit the DirecTV-15 and SKY México-1 direct-to-home relay satellites for digital television entertainment services.
Arianespace has learned with great sadness of the passing of Antonio Fabrizi, in Rome on Saturday, May 16.
Arianespace reported 2014 revenue of €1.399 billion, a 41% increase over 2013 revenue of €989 million.
The “stacking” of Vega’s solid propellant propulsion systems is complete with integration of its Zefiro 9 third stage at the Spaceport in French Guiana.
Arianespace’s upcoming mission to orbit two direct-to-home broadcast satellites from the Spaceport in French Guiana has made an important step closer to this month’s liftoff with the integration of DirecTV-15 and SKY México-1 on their heavy-lift Ariane 5 launcher.