Airbus Defence and Space

Ariane 5 Flight 195 successful

COMS and Arabsat 5A satellites are placed in orbit

The second Ariane 5 mission of 2010, Flight 195, originally scheduled for 23 June, has been successful.

This mission placed in orbit two satellites developed and built under Airbus Defence and Space’s prime contractorship: the multimission COMS satellite for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) and the Arabsat 5A broadcast satellite for operator Arabsat.

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.

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