October 3, 2014
Next ariane launch live on 24 April 2015
Ariane 5 ECA will orbit 2 telecommunications satellites on 24 April 2015 : THOR 7 and Sicral 2. The launch had been postponed because of an anomaly occurred on a fluid connector between the cryogenic upper stage and the launch table during the preparations. Follow the launch live at 21h23 !
- Launch date: 24 April 2015
- Launcher version: Ariane 5 ECA
- Satellites: THOR 7 and Sicral 2
- Customers: Telenor for THOR 7; Telespazio/the French and Italian defense ministries for Sicral 2
- Launch window: 17:38 - 19:32 (Kourou); 21:38 - 23:32 (Paris)
- Webcast start time: 17:23 (Kourou); 21h23 (Paris)
Previous Ariane 5 launches videos
Preparations for flight in French Guiana
Photo report of the key phases of launcher and satellites preparations for the next launch in Kourou.