BY SPACEFLIGHT NOW WRITERS
October 6, 2000 -- Follow the preparations and launch of the Japanese N-SAT-110 communications satellite aboard an Arianespace Ariane 4 rocket. Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.
Flight data file
Vehicle: Ariane 42L
Launch date: Oct. 6, 2000
Launch window: 2300-2346 GMT (7:00-7:46 p.m. EDT)
Launch site: ELA-2, Kourou, French Guiana
Ariane 4 rocket blasts off with N-SAT-110. Photo: Courtesy Arianespace
Launch timeline - Chart with times and descriptions of the events to occur during launch.
Ariane directory - See our previous coverage of Ariane rocket launches.