News Archive / Tagged: Inmarsat
Arianespace closes the first half of 2017 with launch of Flight VA238Curt GodwinJune 28th, 2017
After a minor technical glitch interrupted the countdown for five minutes, Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket, Flight VA238, left the pad at the Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, at 5:15 p.m. EDT (21:15 GMT) on June 28, 2017, to deploy two satellites – Hellas Sat 3 / Inmarsat S EAN and GSAT-17 – into a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO).
Arianespace to close out June with Flight VA238 launch of two satellitesCurt GodwinJune 26th, 2017
Final preparations are underway for the launch of two satellites aboard Arianespace's workhorse Ariane 5 rocket for delivery to geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO). The launch is scheduled for Wednesday, June 28, 2017, during a 77-minute window opening at 4:59 p.m. EDT (20:59 GMT).
Expendable Falcon 9 launches Inmarsat-5 F4Curt GodwinMay 15th, 2017
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — Clear skies and a setting sun provided a stunning backdrop as SpaceX launched an expendable Falcon 9 with the last of four Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress (GX) telecommunications satellites.
SFI LIVE: SpaceX launching Inmarsat-5 F4 communications satelliteDerek RichardsonMay 15th, 2017
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX has an expendable Falcon 9 rocket ready to launch the Inmarsat-5 Flight 4 communications satellite to geostationary transfer orbit.
SpaceX set to launch rare Falcon 9 for Inmarsat-5 F4 missionCurt GodwinMay 13th, 2017
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — With the static fire successfully concluded, SpaceX is clear to begin final launch preparations of the rarest variant of the company's active Falcon 9 launch fleet as it readies to loft the fourth of the Inmarsat-5 series of communications satellites. The company is targeting a 50-minute launch window opening at 7:20 p.m. EDT (23:20 GMT) May 15, 2017, at Launch Complex 39A.