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Ariane-40 H10-3

Ariane-40 H10-3 (Helios 1A)

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Version Strap-On Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
Ariane-40 H10-3 - L220 / 4 × Viking-5 L33 / Viking-4 H10-3 / HM-7B
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Ariane-40 H10-3 2105 -

Technical data:
  
Manufacturer: Arianespace
Length: m
Diameter (max): m
Weight (full load): t
Weight (dry): t
Weight (propellants): t
Total Impulse: MNs

Stage 1: L-220
 
Manufacturer: Aerospatiale
Length: 28.38 m
Diameter (max): 3.80 m
Weight (full load): 185.015 t
Weight (dry): 17.515 t
Weight (propellants): 167.500 t
Engine(s): 4 × Viking-5
Fuel: N2O4 / UH25
Total Thrust (SL): 2718 kN
Burn Time: 150 s
Total Impulse: MNs

Stage 2: L-33
 
Manufacturer: DASA → Astrium
Length: 11.61 m
Diameter (max): 2.60 m
Weight (full load): 38.000
Weight (dry): 3.400 t
Weight (propellants): 34.600 t
Engine(s): Viking-4
Fuel: N2O4 / UH25
Total Thrust (vac): 798 kN
Burn Time: 125 s
Total Impulse: MNs

Stage 3: H-10-3
 
Manufacturer: Aerospaciale
Length: 11.05 m
Diameter (max): 2.60 m
Weight (full load): 13.100 t
Weight (dry): 1.240 t
Weight (propellants): 11.860 t
Engine(s): HM-7B
Fuel:   LH2 / LOX
Total Thrust (vac): 64.8 kN
Burn Time: 780 s
Total Impulse: MNs

Fairing(s):
  
Type: Short
Manufacturer: Contraves
Diameter 4.00 m
Length: 8.62 m
Type: Medium
Manufacturer: Contraves
Diameter 4.00 m
Length: 9.62 m
Type: Long
Manufacturer: Contraves
Diameter 4.00 m
Length: 11.12 m
Type: Mini-Spelda
Manufacturer: BAe
Diameter 4.00 m
Length: 1.78 m
Type: Short Spelda
Manufacturer: BAe
Diameter 4.00 m
Length: 2.78 m
Type: Long Spelda
Manufacturer: BAe
Diameter 4.00 m
Length: 3.78 m
No.   TNo.   Type                Serial  Date          LS          Payload

 75     1    Ariane-40 H10-3     V-75    07.07.1995    Ko ELA-2    Helios 1A / Cerise / UPM-LBSat
105     2    Ariane-40 H10-3     V-107   24.03.1998    Ko ELA-2    SPOT 4
120     3    Ariane-40 H10-3     V-124   03.12.1999    Ko ELA-2    Helios 1B / Clementine


F	Failure
P	Partial failure


Launch sites:

Ko  = Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou, French Guiana French Guiana