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Ariane 5 • EchoStar 18 & BRIsat

  • ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana 5.239366,-52.768462 (map)

Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA230, to launch the EchoStar 18 and BRIsat communications satellites. EchoStar 18 will provide direct-to-home television broadcast services over North America for EchoStar and Dish Network. BRIsat will support banking services provided by BRI, a large Indonesian bank.

Earlier Event: June 8
Proton • Intelsat 31/DLA-2
Later Event: June 11
Delta 4-Heavy • NROL-37