Airbus Defence and Space

Ariane 5 Flight 192 – mission successful

29 October 2009: The sixth Ariane 5 mission of 2009 has successfully launched two telecommunications satellites, NSS 12 for the European operator SES and THOR 6 for the Norwegian operator TELENOR Satellite Broadcasting.

Airbus Defence and Space is single prime contractor for the Ariane 5 system, responsible for delivery to Arianespace of a fully integrated and tested launch vehicle.