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Ariane 5 ECA | GSAT-31 & Hellas-Sat-4

Launch Time
Tue Feb 05, 2019 21:01 UTC

Launch Vehicle

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



GSAT-31 is a telecommunications satellite designed and manufactured by the Indian space agency, ISRO. To be positioned at a longitude of 48° East, GSAT-31 is configured on ISRO’s enhanced I-2K bus structure to provide communications services from geostationary orbit in Ku-band for a lifetime greater than 15 years.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 2,536 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit


Hellas Sat 4 is a communication satellite of the Greek satellite communications company Hellas Sat. It is being built by Lockheed Martin. It is planned to provide telecommunications capabilities, including television, Internet, telephone and secure military communications to customers in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 6,495 kg
Geostationary Transfer Orbit