Ariane 5 rocket ready to receive Astra 1N

Last week, the Ariane 5 moved from the launcher integration building to the final assembly building at the Spaceport in Kourou. The vehicle is now ready for integration of its dual-satellite payload.

Ariane 5 moves to the Final Assembly Building

The Ariane 5 rocket launching the ASTRA 1N and BSAT-3C/JCSAT-110R spacecrafts on 1 July will follow Arianespace’s three previous launches of 2011.