- Press Release
- August 15, 2022
Arianespace Flight 165 – Helios IIA Launch planned for Saturday, December 18
Evry, December 7, 2004 –Operations are currently under way in Europe and at the Guiana Space Center to replace a subassembly on the Flight 165 launcher.
Given the time needed to finish these operations, carry out the required checks and the launch countdown, Arianespace has now scheduled the launch for Saturday, December 18, 2004at:
1:26 pm, local time in Kourou
16:26 Universal Time (UTC)
5:26 pm in Paris
11:26 am in Washington, DC
Flight 165 will carry the Helios IIA satellite, the four Essaim micro-satellites, and the micro-satellites Parasol and Nanosat.