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Eutelsat Konnect BB4A & GSAT-30

Launch Time
Thu Jan 16, 2020 21:05 UTC
Flight VA-251.


Ariane 5 ECA
Status: Active
Price: $200.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 15,120 kN
Payload to LEO: 21,000 kg
Payload to GTO: 10,500 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 2
Rocket Height: 53.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 5.4 m
Fairing Height: 17.0 m

Mission Details

Eutelsat Konnect BB4A

Eutelsat Konnect BB4A is a French telecommunications satellite. This is a demonstration flight for Eutelsat, which makes the first flight here of its brand new Konnect platform, equipped with electric propulsion engines, and the possibility of being fully reprogrammed from the ground.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 3,619 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit


GSAT-30 is an Indian satellite for the national space agency, ISRO. Positioned at 83° East longitude, the spacecraft will provide high-quality television, telecommunications, and broadcasting services.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 3,357 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit


ELA-3, Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana, France



5th orbital launch attempt


276th mission
266th successful mission
4th consecutive successful mission

Ariane 5

107th mission
102nd successful mission
10th consecutive successful mission