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Ariane 5 January 25, 2018

Liftoff of Arianespace’s Ariane 5 with SES-14 and Al Yah 3

The Arianespace mission with SES-14 and Al Yah 3 is now underway following Ariane 5’s liftoff from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

Total lift performance for the launch is estimated at 9,123 kg., with the two satellites to be deployed to supersynchronous transfer orbit during a flight lasting just over 35 minutes.


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Ariane 5 January 24, 2018

Ariane 5 is in the launch zone for Arianespace’s year-opening mission

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