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upcoming mission

Ariane Flight VA242

launch date
April 5, 2021
Payload(s)
  • DSN-1/Superbird-8
  • HYLAS 4
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completed mission

Test mission

launch date
September 28, 2020
Payload(s)
AAUSAT-4, Skynet 5C
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Launcher family

Ariane 5
The heavy launcher
780 t
Typical liftoff mass
Soyuz
The medium launcher
308 t
Typical liftoff mass
Vega
The light launcher
137 t
Typical liftoff mass
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