Spaceflight Now: Mission Report


January 10, 2001 -- Follow the preparations and launch of the Eurasiasat 1 communications satellite aboard an Arianespace Ariane 4 rocket. Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.
Flight data file
Vehicle: Ariane 44P
Payload: Eurasiasat 1
Launch date: Jan. 10, 2001
Launch window: 2209-2353 GMT (5:09-6:53 p.m. EST)
Launch site: ELA-2, Kourou, French Guiana
Satellite broadcast: Telstar 6, Transponder 12, C-band

Pre-launch Briefing
Launch timeline - Chart with times and descriptions of the events to occur during launch.

Ariane 44P - Overview of the rocket to launch Eurasiasat 1.

Eurasiasat 1 satellite - Overview of Turkish telecommunications spacecraft.

Ariane directory - See our previous coverage of Ariane rocket launches.