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Ariane-42P H10

Ariane-42P H10 (Satcom C1 & GStar 4)

Ariane-42P H10 (TOPEX-Poseidon) [NASA]

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Version Strap-On Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
Ariane-42P H10 2 × PAP-12 L220 / 4 × Viking-5 L33 / Viking-4 H10 / HM-7B
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Ariane-42P H10 6000 3400 2600 -

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

Solid Strap-On: PAP-12
 
Number: 2
Manufacturer: Aerospatiale, BPF
Length: 12.05 m
Diameter (max): 1.07 m
Weight (full load): 12.660 t
Weight (dry): 3.160 t
Weight (propellants): 9.500 t
Engine(s): PAP-12
Fuel:  CTPB
Total Thrust (SL): 650 kN
Burn Time: 33 s
Total Impulse: MNs

Stage 1: L-220
 
Manufacturer: Aerospatiale
Length: 28.38 m
Diameter (max): 3.80 m
Weight (full load): 234.715 t
Weight (dry): 17.515 t
Weight (propellants): 217.200 t
Engine(s): 4 × Viking-5
Fuel: N2O4 / UH25
Total Thrust (SL): 2718 kN
Burn Time: 196 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
 
Manufacturer: Aerospaciale
Length: 10.73 m
Diameter (max): 2.60 m
Weight (full load): 12.000 t
Weight (dry): 1.200 t
Weight (propellants): 10.800 t
Engine(s): HM-7B
Fuel:   LH2 / LOX
Total Thrust (vac): 63.0 kN
Burn Time: 720 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

 40     1    Ariane-42P H10      V-40    20.11.1990    Ko ELA-2    Satcom C1 / GStar 4
 52     2    Ariane-42P H10      V-52    10.08.1992    Ko ELA-2    TOPEX-Poseidon / Kitsat 1 / S80/T


F	Failure
P	Partial failure


Launch sites:

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