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Ariane 5 ECA V184 liftoff
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- Title Ariane 5 ECA V184 liftoff
- Released 08/07/2008 2:16 pm
- Copyright ESA / CNES / Arianespace / Service POV du CSG
Ariane 5 ECA for flight V184 lifts off from the Guiana Space Centre on the evening of 7 July 2008.
Lift-off of flight V184 took place at 23:47 CEST/Paris on 7 July (21:47 UTC/GMT; 18:47 UTC-3/Kourou). The satellites were accurately injected into the correct transfer orbits about 30 minutes later.
The payload comprised ProtoStar I, which will provide K-band/C-band relay capacity over Asia, and Badr-6, which will provide video broadcasting services for the Middle East and North Africa.