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DLR begins operating a second communications satellite for the German armed forces
On Friday, 21 May 2010 at 19:01 local time (22 Mai, 00:01 Central European Time), the 50th Ariane 5 lifted off on schedule from Europe's Spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana. The payload included the second communications satellite for the German armed forces, COMSATBw-2. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) is responsible for the orbital positioning and flight operations of this satellite.
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Last update: 22/05/2010 10:09:15