Ariane 5 closes 2016 out with textbook launch – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Artiane 5 ECA; Payload: Star One D1, JCSAT-15; Date: 21 December 2016, 2030 UTC; Launch site: Kourou, French Guiana. This was the 11th and final launch of the year for Arianespace, the seventh with Ariane 5 in 2016, as well as the heavy-lift launcher’s 76th consecutive success and its 90th launch overall.

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