Ariane 5 Carrier Rocket Successfully Puts Two Satellites Into Orbit - Arianespace
Daniyal Sohail 1 month ago Sun 24th October 2021 | 08:20 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 24th October, 2021) An Ariane 5 rocket has launched two satellites into orbit, a commercial communications one and another for the French military, the Arianespace launch provider said.
The SES-17 communications satellite is designed to serve SES customers in North and South America, as well as across the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean.
This was the second Ariane 5 launch this year and the tallest Ariane 5 rocket ever to launch, with a new Arianespace record also set for the payload weight: 11.2 tons.