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ArianeGroup: Key moments of 2022 01-13-2023 |  3 minutes


Let’s take the opportunity of this new year to look back in images at key events of 2022

The first Ariane 6 stages leave for Kourou

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    Ariane 6 upper stage before containerization and shipment to French Guiana © ArianeGroup-PepperBox-Julien Hazemann

    ArianeGroup x Devialet at the Samaritaine store in Paris

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      The ArianeGroup x Devialet Cube at the Samaritaine store in Paris, where thousands of visitors were awed by the sound of an Ariane 5 launch right in the heart of Paris © Ivan Mathie

      Ariane Industry Days

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        ArianeGroup launched a new edition of the Ariane Industry Days at the beginning of April 2022; this was an on-line hybrid event with our partners © ArianeGroup

        Successful flight 257

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          Ariane 5 lifts off carrying two telecommunications satellites © ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique vidéo du CSG – JM Guillon

          ILA Berlin

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            ArianeGroup was present at the ILA Berlin aerospace show, one of the most important events on the space calendar © ArianeGroup

            The first complete Ariane 6 has been assembled on its launch pad

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              The upper part of the Ariane 6 for the combined tests has joined the launcher on its launch pad at the Kourou spaceport © ArianeGroup

              Visit of NASA Administrator Bill Nelson

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                The administrator in chief of the American space agency came to thank the ArianeGroup teams for the successful launch of the James Webb space telescope by Ariane 5 © ArianeGroup

                Successful flight 258

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                  On September 7, 2022, Ariane 5 successfully orbited the EUTELSAT KONNECT VHTS telecommunications satellite © ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique vidéo du CSG – P Piron

                  ArianeGroup at the IAC, Susie announced

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                    With Susie, ArianeGroup proposes an all-new concept for a smart reusable upper stage. Artwork of Susie on Ariane 6 © ArianeGroup

                    Hot fire test of the Ariane 6 upper stage

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                      The hot fire tests of the Ariane 6 upper stage began in October in Lampoldshausen, Germany © DLR/ESA/ArianeGroup

                      Space Tech Expo Europe

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                        The Space Tech Expo Europe show is an excellent opportunity for ArianeGroup to promote the scope, diversity and innovative nature its activities © ArianeGroup

                        Successful flight 259

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                          On December 13, 2022, Ariane 5 successfully launched the MTG-I1 weather satellite and the Galaxy 35 and 36 telecommunications satellites. This was the third time in its history that Ariane 5 had performed a triple launch © ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique vidéo du CSG