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SGDC & Koreasat 7 Ariane 5 Launch
May 4 @ 4:31 PM - 7:19 PM EDTFree
Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA236, to launch the SGDC and Koreasat 7 communications satellites. The Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications, or SGDC, satellite will provide X-band and Ka-band military and civil communications services for the Brazilian government and Visiona Tecnologia Espacial, a joint venture between Embraer and Telebras. Koreasat 7 will provide broadcasting and telecommunications services over Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia and India for KTsat of South Korea.
Launch window: 4:31-7:19 p.m. EDT (2031-2319 GMT)