Follow the preparations and launch of the Intelsat 902 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 902
Launch date: Aug. 30, 2001
Launch window: 0646-0746 GMT (0246-0346 EDT)
Launch site: ELA-2, Kourou, French Guiana
Satellite broadcast: Telstar 6, Transponder 12, C-band