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From Guiana Space Centre have made the 100-th missile launch of Ariane 5 - RIA Novosti, 9/26/2018


PARIS, 26 Sep — RIA Novosti, Victoria Ivanova. Anniversary 100-th start of the carrier rocket Ariane 5 has taken place from Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana on Tuesday night, onboard a rocket is, in particular, the satellite of Azerbaijan.© RIA Novosti / Alexey Panov Pereyti in an image bank has told the Source about plans for start of rockets "Union" from the Kuruna spaceport to a board of the carrier rocket there is a telecommunication Horizons 3e satellite belonging to Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation which will be placed on an orbital position of 169 degrees of east longitude. The second telecommunication Azerspace-2 satellite of Azerbaijan which will be placed on an orbital position of 45 degrees of east longitude became his "neighbor" in a rocket. The satellite intended for digital TV and radio broadcasting, Internet access and data transmission will be placed on the orbital position rented by Azerbaijan at the international organization of satellite communication Intelsat. The zone of service Azerspace-2 will include the countries of Europe, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa. The first geostationary Azerspace-1 satellite of Azerbaijan has been brought to an orbital position of 46 degrees of east longitude in February, 2013 — the European carrier rocket intended for removal of freights on low Earth orbit of Earth. Ariane-5 are launched from Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana. About 10 years and 7 billion dollars have been spent for development of Ariane-5. The Guiana space center — the European spaceport located near the city of Kura in French Guiana (department of France in South America). His arrangement about the equator provides 15% advantage on payload in comparison with starts in east direction from the American Cape Canaveral launch site and 40% — at starts from Baikonur Cosmodrome. Since the beginning of the 70th years of the last century of GKTs it is used for starts of spacecrafts by carrier rockets of the Ariane family. Whether the spaceport is used for the benefit of the joint European space Infographics Will Take programs.© me in astronauts?

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