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Ariane 5 • Intelsat 33e & Intelsat 36

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

Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA232, to launch the Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 36 communications satellites. Intelsat 33e is the second Intelsat Epic high throughput satellite, hosting a next-generation all-digital payload that can be reconfigured in orbit and is resilient to interference and jamming. Intelsat 33e offers coverage in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Intelsat 36 will provide television broadcast and other communications services over Africa and South Asia.

Earlier Event: August 22
Antares • OA-5
Later Event: August 29
Proton • EchoStar 21