Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Event Format: Rocket Launch
Date: May 15, 2012
Location: Carbet Toukan, Kourou GF
Arianespace will orbit a direct broadcast and a communications satellite on
its second Ariane 5 launch of the year: JCSAT-13 for the Japanese operator
SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, and VINASAT-2 for Vietnam Posts and
Telecommunications Group (VNPT), within the scope of a turnkey contract with
American manufacturer Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems (LMCSS).
Both satellites were built by Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems.
Launch Window: Between 6:13 p.m. and 8:13 p.m. EDT (10:13 p.m. and 12:13 a.m GMT)
Web Site Address: http://www.arianespace.com/