ESA Rideshares - Demo Flight

ESA Rideshares - Demo Flight

Ariane 62 JULY TBD 2024

European Space Agency is scheduled to launch a Ariane 62 rocket as part of the ESA Rideshares - Demo Flight mission from ELA-4, Guiana Space Centre French Guiana, France.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameESA Rideshares - Demo Flight
Launch SiteELA-4, Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana, France
Launch VehicleAriane 62
AgencyEuropean Space Agency
Launch DateJULY TBD 2024
Test platform for reentry technologies such as new-generation ablative materials for thermal protection systems. 1U CubeSat - Gamma Ray Burst detection. 1U CubeSat - Characterisation of aircrafts cone of silence and in-flight performances of a custom-made Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system.

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