CSO-3

CSO-3

Ariane 62 TBD - 2024

Arianespace is scheduled to launch a Ariane 62 rocket as part of the CSO-3 Mission from ELA-4, Guiana Space Centre French Guiana, France.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameCSO-3
Launch SiteELA-4, Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana, France
Launch VehicleAriane 62
AgencyArianespace
Launch DateTBD - 2024
The French CSO (Composante Spatiale Optique) high-resolution reconnaissance satellites are the optical space component of the MUSIS program that will replace the current Hélios 2 military observation satellites. As the prime contractor for the CSO satellites programme, Astrium will provide the agile platform and avionics, and will also be responsible for the integration work, testing, and delivery of the satellites to CNES. Thales Alenia Space will provide Astrium with very high-resolution optical instruments.

Launch Vehicle - Ariane 62

Payload To LEO10350 Kg
Stages2
Rocket Height63.0 m
Fairing Height20.0 m
Liftoff Thrust8370 kN
Payload To GTO5000 Kg
Strap Ons2
Fairing Diameter5.4 m
Sun Synchronous Capacity6450 Kg