Accession Number : ADA321066

Title :   The Ariane 5 Launch and Operation Facilities,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Longzhi, Wen

PDF Url : ADA321066

Report Date : 14 NOV 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : The Ariane 5 launch vehicle has a new set of launching operations and procedures. France constructed the third Ariane launch site at the Guiana Space Center in Kourou for the purpose of launching Ariane 5 space launch vehicles. The site consists mainly of a launcher integration building, a final assembly building, a launch control center, a launch zone, and mobile launch platforms.

Descriptors :   *LAUNCH VEHICLES, *LAUNCHING SITES, FACILITIES, CONTROL CENTERS, MOBILE, FRANCE, OPERATION, LAUNCHING, TRANSLATIONS.

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft
      Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles
      Manned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE