Ariane 5 Heavy Lift Rocket launches Intelsat 33E & Intelsat 36 (VA-232)


An Ariane 5 rocket on mission VA-232 has successfully blasted two communications satellites, Intelsat 33E and Intelsat 36, into geostationary transfer orbit. Liftoff occurred at 21:55 UTC from the Kourou Space Port in French Guiana. The entire weight of the payloads is 10,735 kg, the heaviest to date Ariane 5 has lifted into geostationary orbit.

Source: Arianespace



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