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Ariane V142


Launch id 01029
Launch date 12 Jul 2001 at 21:58 UT
Launch site Kourou
Type 5 (510)
Payload mass 4403 kg (5316 kg with adapter)
Payload A: Artemis
B: Bsat 2B
GTO 592 x 17528 km x 2.9°

Partial failure: the upper stage combustion was unstable and delivered the satellites in a lower orbit. The EPS motor, a Aestus engine, normally produces 29 kN of thrust.

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