Launch of Heavy Ariane 5 with Sky Muster II & GSAT-18 (VA-231)


An Ariane 5 has successfully launched from Kourou in French Guiana on it’s 88th mission since 1996 carrying two communications satellites into orbit. Sky Muster II for NBN Australia and GSAT-18 for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Liftoff took place at 20:30 UTC, October 5th 2016 after a 24 hour delay due to high winds.

Source: Arianespace



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