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Ariane 5 to launch Hellas-Sat 3/Inmarsat-S on 28 June

Thursday 25 May 2017 | 06:33 CET | News
Arianspace's rocket Ariane 5 preparations for Flight VA238 began for a 28 June liftoff with a dual-satellite payload: the Hellas-Sat 3/Inmarsat S multi-mission relay satellite for Inmarsat and Hellas-Sat; and the Indian Space Research Organisation's GSAT-17 communications spacecraft. This entire phase of launcher integration activity is performed by Arianespace's parent company and Ariane 5 prime contractor, namely Airbus Safran Launchers. Inmarsat's S-band satellite will power Inmarsat's European Aviation Network (EAN). It was shipped to the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana in

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arianespace / Deutsche Telekom / Inmarsat / Thales Alenia Space / Vega
Countries: World
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