picture of the encyclopedia
previous next
Version 0.81 comes with a new web design! Please allow popups for navigation.

Ariane V70


Launch date 1 Dec 1994 at 22:57 UT
Launch site Kourou
Type 4, 42P
Payload mass 2985 kg
Payload Panamsat 3
Failure cause 3rd stage gave only 70% of its power

Boosters had been enhanced to transport the satellite which was 200 kilos heavier than normal maximal weight. The third stage was a H-10-3 type, first time used; this didn't cause the failure.

© TBS Internet, all rights reserved. All reproduction, copy or mirroring prohibited. Legal notice
francais anglais contact