For its third flight with Ariane 5 this year, Arianespace will orbit two telecommunications satellites for long-term customers: Intelsat 39, for the operator Intelsat; and the EDRS-C satellite, based on a publicprivate partnership between the European Space Agency ES and Airbus.
Through this mission, Arianespace highlights its ability to be at the service of innovative satellite solutions for commercial and institutional needs.
Flight VA249 will be performed from Ariane Launch Complex No. 3 (ELA 3) in Kourou, French Guiana.
Liftoff is planned on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 as early as possible within the following launch window:
Between 3:30 p.m. and 5:51 p.m. Washington DC time
Between 4:30 p.m. and 6:51 p.m. Kourou, French Guiana time
Between 19:30 and 21:51: Universal Time (UTC)
Between 9:30 p.m. and 11:51p.m. Paris time
For further information, download the Flight VA249 Launch Kit by clicking here: http://www.arianespace.com/press-kits/
Follow the launch live at http://www.arianespace.com and on http://www.youtube.com/arianespace