Airbus Defence and Space

Flight V206 Ariane 5: JCSAT 13 VINASAT 2

Discover Flight 206, the 62nd Ariane 5 launch and the second in 2012. An ARIANE 5 ECA (Cryogenic Evolution type A), the most powerful version in the ARIANE 5 range, will be used for this flight.

Flight V206 Ariane 5:JCSAT 13 VINASAT 2Flight 206 is a commercial mission for Ariane 5. The L562 launcher is the sixth in the A5ECA
family to be delivered by AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE ST to Arianespace as part of the PB production batch. The
PB production contract was signed in March 2009 to guarantee continuity of the launch service
after completion of the PA batch comprising 30 launchers. The PB production batch comprises
35 A5ECA launchers and covers the period from 2010 to 2016. L562 is consequently the thirtysixth
complete launcher to be delivered to Arianespace, integrated and checked out under
AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE responsibility in the Launcher Integration Building (BIL).

In a dual-payload configuration using the SYLDA 5 “A” system and a long pattern fairing (total
height: 17 m), the launcher is the communications satellites JCSAT-13 in the upper position


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