ARIANES 250 MISSION IS A SUCCESS: TIBA-1 AND INMARSAT
GX5 ARE IN ORBIT!
Arianespace has successfully orbited two geostationary satellites: TIBA-1, for Thales Alenia Space and Airbus Defence and Space on behalf of the Government of Egypt; and GX5 for the operator Inmarsat.
The launch took place on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 18:23 p.m. (local time) from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europes Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana (South America).
With this latest success, Arianespace once again proves its ability to support all satellite systems, even the most innovative, for both institutional and commercial customers.
Todays launch also marks the 250th Ariane mission, a series that started with the first launch on December 24, 1979.