BY SPACEFLIGHT NOW WRITERS
October 29, 2000 -- Follow the preparations and launch of the first Europe*Star communications satellite aboard an Arianespace Ariane 4 rocket. Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.
Flight data file
Vehicle: Ariane 44LP
Payload: Europe*Star 1
Launch date: Oct. 29, 2000
Launch window: 0559-0759 GMT
Launch site: ELA-2, Kourou, French Guiana
Launch timeline - Chart with times and descriptions of the events to occur during launch.
Ariane directory - See our previous coverage of Ariane rocket launches.