Follow the preparations and launch of the Arianespace Ariane 4 rocket carrying the Intelsat 905 communications satellite. Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.
Flight data file
Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Payload: Intelsat 905
Launch date: June 5, 2002
Launch window: 0644-0744 GMT (2:44-3:44 a.m. EDT)
Launch site: ELA-2, Kourou, French Guiana, South America
Satellite broadcast: AMC 2, Transponder 11, C-band