Follow the preparations and launch of the Arianespace Ariane 5 rocket carrying the Stellat 5 and N-STAR c communications satellites. Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.
Flight data file
Vehicle: Ariane 5
Payload: Stellat 5 & N-STAR c
Launch date: July 5, 2002
Launch window: 2321-0018 GMT (7:21-8:18 p.m. EDT)
Launch site: ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana, South America
Satellite broadcast: Telstar 6, Transponder 11, Ku-band