Ariane 5

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Ariane 5
Ariane 5ES with ATV 4 on its way to ELA-3.jpg
Ariane 5 ES with ATV-4 on board on its way to the launch pad
Function Hivy launch vehicle
Manufacturer Airbus Defence and Space for
ESA an Arianespace
Kintra o origin Europe
Size
Hicht 46–52 metres (151–171 ft)
Diameter 5.4 metres (18 ft)
Mass 777,000 kilograms (1,713,000 lb)
Stages 2
Capacity
Payload to LEO G: 16,000 kg
ES: 21,000 kg
Payload tae
GTO
G: 6,200 kg
G+: 6,950 kg
GS: 6,100 kg
ECA: 10,500 kg
Launch history
Status Active
Launch steids ELA-3, Guiana Space Centre
Total launches 74
(G: 16, G+: 3, GS: 6)
(ECA: 44, ES: 5)
Successes 70
(G: 13, G+: 3, GS: 6)
(ECA: 43, ES: 5)
Failurs 2 (G: 1, ECA: 1)
Pairtial failurs 2 (G)
First flicht G: 4 Juin 1996
G+: 2 Mairch 2004
GS: 11 August 2005
ECA: 11 December 2002
ES: 9 Mairch 2008
Last flicht G: 27 September 2003
G+: 18 December 2004
GS: 18 December 2009
Notable payloads Rosetta
Automated Transfer Vehicle
Herschel Space Observatory
Planck
Boosters (Stage 0) - P230
No. boosters 2
Ingines 1 Solid
Thrust 6,470 kN each (1,450,000 lbf)
Specific impulse 275 seconds (2.70 km/s)
Burn time 129 seiconts
Fuel Solid
First stage (Ariane 5G)
Ingines 1 Vulcain
Thrust 1,114 kN (250,000 lbf)
Specific impulse 430 seconds (4.2 km/s)
Burn time 589 seiconts
Fuel LH2/LOX
First stage (Ariane 5 ECA) - EPC (Étage Principal Cryotechnique, Cryogenic main stage)
Ingines 1 Vulcain 2
Thrust 1,340 kN (301,000 lbf)
Specific impulse 431 seconds (4.23 km/s)
Burn time 650 seiconts
Fuel LH2/LOX
Fuel&Oxidizer mass/volume 170t
LOX: 133t/120m³
LH2: 26t/390m³
Second stage (Ariane 5G, Ariane 5ES)
Ingines 1 Aestus
Thrust 27.4 kN (6,160 lbf)
Specific impulse 324 seconds (3.18 km/s)
Burn time 1,100 seiconts
Fuel N2O4/MMH
Seicont stage (Ariane 5 ECA)
Ingines 1 HM7-B
Thrust 64.7 kN (14,500 lbf)
Specific impulse 446 seconds (4.37 km/s)
Burn time 960 seiconts
Fuel LH2/LOX

Ariane 5 is a European rocket that is a pairt o the Ariane rocket faimily, an expendable launch seestem uised tae deliver payloads intae geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) or law Yird orbit (LEO).