Ariane 5 Vehicle Overview

A complete overview of the Ariane 5 launch vehicle, including launch stats, vehicle info and launch locations.

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Ariane 5 ECA+ rocket

Basic Info

Name

Ariane 5

Family

Ariane 5

Manufacturer

First Launch

4 Jun 1996

Successful Launches

112

Failed Launches

5

Rocket Info (Ariane 5 ECA+)

Status

Inactive

Stages

0-2

Length

57.7 m

Diameter

5.4 m

Launch Mass

780 tons

Thrust

11,400 kN

Reusability

Not Reusable

Payload Info (Ariane 5 ECA+)

GTO Capacity

10,200 kg

Ariane 5 is a heavy-lift launch vehicle, part of the Ariane rocket family.

Launch Sites used by Ariane 5

Guiana Space Centre

Guiana Space Centre launch site

European spaceport near the equator for satellite launches, managed by ESA and CNES.

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