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Ariane-44L H10

Ariane-44L H10 (Inmarsat-2 F3 & Télécom 2A)

Ariane-44L H10 (Intelsat-6 5)

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Version Strap-On Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
Ariane-44L H10 4 × PAL / Viking-6 L220 / 4 × Viking-5 L33 / Viking-4 H10 / HM-7B
Performance (kg) LEO LPEO SSO GTO GEO MolO IP
Ariane-44L H10 7000 6000 4200 -

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

Liquid Strap On: PAL
 
Number: 4
Manufacturer: DASA → Astrium
Length: 18.60 m
Diameter (max): 2.22m
Weight (full load): 43.550 t
Weight (dry): 4.550 t
Weight (propellants): 39.000 t
Engine(s): Viking-6
Fuel: N2O4 / UH25
Total Thrust (vac): 753 kN
Burn Time: 142 s
Total Impulse: MNs

Stage 1: L-220
 
Manufacturer: Aerospatiale
Length: 28.38 m
Diameter (max): 3.80 m
Weight (full load): 244.615 t
Weight (dry): 17.515 t
Weight (propellants): 227.100 t
Engine(s): 4 × Viking-5
Fuel: N2O4 / UH25
Total Thrust (SL): 2718 kN
Burn Time: 205 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

 31     1    Ariane-44L H10      V-31    05.06.1989    Ko ELA-2    Superbird A / DFS-Kopernikus 1
 34     2    Ariane-44L H10      V-34    27.10.1989    Ko ELA-2    Intelsat-6 2
 36     3    Ariane-44L H10      V-36    22.02.1990    Ko ELA-2 F  Superbird B / BS 2x
 37     4    Ariane-44L H10      V-37    24.07.1990    Ko ELA-2    TDF 2 / DFS-Kopernikus 2
 39     5    Ariane-44L H10      V-39    12.10.1990    Ko ELA-2    SBS 6 / Galaxy 6
 41     6    Ariane-44L H10      V-41    15.01.1991    Ko ELA-2    Italsat 1 / Eutelsat-2 F2
 45     7    Ariane-44L H10      V-45    14.08.1991    Ko ELA-2    Intelsat-6 5
 47     8    Ariane-44L H10      V-47    29.10.1991    Ko ELA-2    Intelsat-6 1
 48     9    Ariane-44L H10      V-48    16.12.1991    Ko ELA-2    Télécom 2A / Inmarsat-2 F3
 49    10    Ariane-44L H10      V-49    26.02.1992    Ko ELA-2    Superbird B1 / Arabsat 1C
 51    11    Ariane-44L H10      V-51    09.07.1992    Ko ELA-2    Insat 2A / Eutelsat-2 F4


F	Failure
P	Partial failure


Launch sites:

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