June 9, 2001 -- Follow the preparations and launch of the Intelsat 901 communications satellite aboard an Arianespace Ariane 4 rocket. Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.
Flight data file
Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Payload: Intelsat 901
Launch date: June 9, 2001
Launch window: 0645-0745 GMT (0245-0345 EDT)
Launch site: ELA-2, Kourou, French Guiana
Satellite broadcast: Telstar 6, Transponder 9, C-band