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MaqSat H2

MaqSat H2 [Kayser Threde]

MAQSAT-H2 (Maquette Satellite - Haute 2) is a dummy payload and has a mass of 3.7 t and was to replace the commercial passenger of flight L521 only in the case of unavailability, as the overall goal is a successful and early qualification flight of the new heavy-lift Ariane-5ECA. MAQSAT-H2 was not launched as the XTAR-EUR payload was available.

Nation: Europe
Type / Application: Vehicle evaluation
Operator: Arianespace
Contractors: Kayser-Threde
Propulsion: None
Mass: 3700 kg
Orbit: 250 km × 36000 km, 6.76 (planned)
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
MaqSat H2 - cancelled Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ECA with MaqSat B2, Sloshsat-FLEVO
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