Mission: Ariane 5 – MSG-3 & EchoStar…

MSG-3 & EchoS..
Ariane 5 VA207
Kourou, French Guiana
July 5th 2012
21:36 UTC
Successful Launch


The 3rd Ariane 5 of 2012 successfully launched MSG-3 and EchoStar 17 into orbit. EchoStar XVII will provide communications to North America and Meteosat Second Generation-3 (MSG-3) is a weather satellite for EUMETSAT. Launch occurred on July 5th 2012 at 21:36 UTC from Kourou in French Guiana.



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