[amsat-bb] Arianespace - DIRECTV 9S / OPTUS D1 / LDREX-2 --Next launch

fr5cy fr5cy at wanadoo.fr
Fri Oct 6 02:28:54 PDT 2006

Payloads for the United States, Australia and Japan

For its fourth launch of the year Arianespace will boost three satellites into orbit: DIRECTV 9S for American operator DIRECTV, Inc., OPTUS D1 for the Australian operator OPTUS, and the experimental satellite LDREX-2 for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.

Launch window:

GMT: Between 8:56 pm and 9:56 pm on October 12.
PARIS: Between 10:56 pm and 11:56 pm on October 12.
WASHINGTON: Between 4:56 pm and 5:56 pm on October 12.
KOUROU: Between 5:56 pm and 6:56 pm on October 12.
TOKYO: Between 5:56 am and 6:56 am on October 13.
SYDNEY: Between 6:56 am and 7:56 am on October 13.

Follow the launch live on the internet: http://www.videocorner.tv/index.php?langue=en
(Starting 15 minutes before lift-off).

Video streaming will be available in RealMedia and WindowsMedia formats.

Enjoy this beautyful launch video from Kourou
 Best regards 
from FR5CY Jean Paul

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