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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 (ESA) and Airbus.
Through this mission, Arianespace highlights its ability to be at the service of innovative satellite solutions for commercial and institutional needs.
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
The nominal duration of the mission (from liftoff to separation of the satellites) is:
33 minutes, 31 seconds.