langue fr ARIANESPACE - 07/08/2019

Arianespace Flight VA249 Successful Ariane 5 Launch

ARIANESPACE SUCCESSFULLY ORBITS TWO COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITES: INTELSAT 39 FOR INTELSAT; AND EDRS-C FOR AIRBUS

Arianespace has successfully orbited two geostationary telecommunications satellites: Intelsat 39 for the international operator Intelsat, and EDRS-C for Airbus, as part of a public-private partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA).

The launch took place on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. (local time) from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europes Spaceport in French Guiana (South America).

With this third successful Ariane 5 mission in 2019, Arianespace continues to prove its ability to meet the requirements of todays most innovative players in both the commercial and institutional markets.