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Arianespace to launch satellites for Brazil, Indonesia

Wednesday 8 February 2017 | 11:44 CET | News
Arianespace will launch on 14 February two satellites on the back of its Ariane 5 rocket, namely Sky Brasil-1 for AT&T/DirecTV and Telkom 3S for Telkom Indonesia. This is the company's second flight of the year from the Guiana Space Center, and the first Ariane 5 launch in 2017. The launch will be from Ariane Launch Complex No. 3 (ELA 3) in Kourou, French Guiana. Sky Brasil-1 (also known as SkyB-1) will be the 10th satellite launched by Arianespace for the operator AT&T/DirecTV. The most recent launch was on 27 May 2015, lofting Sky Mexico-1 and DirecTV 15 on the same Ariane 5.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arianspace / PT Telkom Indonesia
Countries: Asia / Brazil / Indonesia / Malaysia
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