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Next Ariane 5 launch on 13 December 12-12-2022 |  4 minutes


Third Ariane 5 mission of 2022: Ready for launch

The third and final Ariane 5 flight of the year (Flight 259) is due for lift-off on 13 December from the European Spaceport at Kourou, French Guiana. 


This mission will launch three satellites, the meteorological satellite MTG-I1, and the two communications satellites Galaxy 35 and Galaxy 36.

The launch window opens at 20.30 UT (17.30 local time in Kourou).

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