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Ariane 44L
Ariane 44L -

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

Ariane 4 with 4 liquid rocket strap-ons.


Specifications

Launches: 29. Failures: 1. Success Rate: 96.55% pct. First Launch Date: 05 June 1989. Last Launch Date: 22 December 1999. LEO Payload: 10,200 kg. to: 200 km Orbit. at: 5.2 degrees. Payload: 4,790 kg. to a: Geosynchronous transfer, 7 deg inclination trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 549,640 kgf. Total Mass: 470,000 kg. Core Diameter: 3.8 m. Total Length: 58.4 m. Launch Price $: 125.00 million. in 2000 price dollars.


Ariane 44L Chronology


1989 Jun 5 - - 01:26 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V31. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1989 Oct 27 - - 23:05 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V34. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1990 Feb 22 - - 23:17 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V36. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. FAILURE: Exploded 100 seconds after liftoff due to water line blockage. This was caused by a piece of cloth found in the first stage Viking engine water cooling system.
1990 Jul 24 - - 22:25 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V37. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1990 Oct 12 - - 23:02 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V39. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1991 Jan 15 - - 23:10 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V41. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1991 Aug 14 - - 23:15 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V45. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1991 Oct 29 - - 21:36 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V47. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1991 Dec 16 - - 23:19 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V48. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1992 Feb 26 - - 23:45 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V49. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1992 Apr 15 - - 23:45 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L+ s/n V50. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1992 Jul 10 - - 22:42 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V51. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1993 Jul 22 - - 22:58 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V58. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1993 Dec 18 - - 01:27 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V62. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1994 Jul 8 - - 23:05 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V65. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1994 Oct 8 - - 01:07 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V68. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1995 Dec 6 - - 23:23 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V81. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1996 Jan 12 - - 23:10 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V82. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1996 May 16 - - 01:56 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V86. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1996 Jul 9 - - 22:24 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V89. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1996 Aug 8 - - 22:49 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V90. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1996 Nov 13 - - 22:40 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V92. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1997 Jan 30 - - 22:04 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V93. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1997 Jun 3 - - 23:21 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V97. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2 .
1997 Nov 11 - - 21:48 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V102. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1998 Oct 5 - - 22:51 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V111. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1998 Oct 28 - - 22:16 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V113. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: LC ELA2.
1999 Feb 26 - - 22:44 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V116. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.
1999 Dec 22 - - 00:50 GMT. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V125. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2.

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