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GSAT-30 is Installed on Ariane 5 for Arianespace’s First Mission of 2020

January 14, 2020

Via: ASD News

Final payload integration has begun for Arianespace’s year-opening mission on January 16, with GSAT-30 now installed atop its Ariane 5 launcher at the Spaceport in French Guiana.

This satellite was positioned on the assembled Ariane 5’s core cryogenic stage during activity inside the Spaceport’s launch vehicle Final Assembly Building – placing it as the mission’s lower passenger, to be released second in the flight sequence after its co-passenger, EUTELSAT KONNECT.

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