Ariane 5 launch

From: Leo Barhorst (
Date: Fri Apr 22 2011 - 22:13:26 UTC

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    The Ariane 5 took off on time at 21:37 UT from Kourou with the Yahsat Y1A and Intelsat New Dawn.
    Watched the launch on the internet.
    Nice video of the solid rocket booster separation and of the jewttison of the fairing.
    Also some vodeo of the first stage dropping away.
    Yahsat Y1A has separated at 27:30 min; height 1020 km and more than 9 km/s.
    Separating of the Sylda upperpart at 33:55 min at 2350 km and 8.1 km/s.
    Intelsat New Dawn has separated from the 2nd stage at 35 min at 2600 km and 7.93 km/s
    Flight 201 has succesfully been completed.
    Leo Barhorst
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