Feb 19, 2020

Ariane 5 lifts Japanese, South Korean satellites to Geostationary Transfer Orbit

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The second Ariane 5 mission of the year lifted off from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, in South America on a rideshare mission that launched the GEO-KOMPSAT-2B and JCSAT-17 satellites for South Korea and Japan, respectively.

The launch occurred at the opening of a 62 minute launch window at 22:18 UTC.


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