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Ariane 42P V52
Ariane 42P V52 - Ariane 42P V52 - COSPAR 1992-052

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Family: Ariane. Country: France. Status: Hardware.

Ariane 4 with 2 solid rocket strap-ons.


Specifications

Launches: 14. Failures: 1. Success Rate: 92.86% pct. First Launch Date: 20 November 1990. Last Launch Date: 04 September 1999. LEO Payload: 6,600 kg. to: 200 km Orbit. at: 5.2 degrees. Payload: 2,890 kg. to a: Geosynchronous transfer, 7 deg inclination trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 421,700 kgf. Total Mass: 339,000 kg. Core Diameter: 3.8 m. Total Length: 58.4 m. Launch Price $: 90.00 million. in 2000 price dollars.


Ariane 42P Chronology


1990 Nov 20 - - 23:16 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V40. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1992 Aug 10 - - 23:08 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V52. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1992 Oct 28 - - 00:15 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P+ s/n V54. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1992 Dec 1 - - 22:48 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P+ s/n V55. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1993 Jun 25 - - 00:18 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P+ s/n V57. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1994 Nov 1 - - 00:37 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V69. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1994 Dec 1 - - 22:57 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V70. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. FAILURE: Destroyed on launch .
1995 Jun 10 - - 00:28 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V74. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1996 Apr 20 - - 22:36 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V85. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1996 Sep 11 - - 00:00 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V91. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1998 Feb 27 - - 22:38 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V106. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2 .
1999 Apr 2 - - 22:03 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V117. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1999 Aug 12 - - 22:52 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V118. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1999 Sep 4 - - 22:34 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V120. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.

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