back to article Just like many of us during lockdown, Arianespace has bulked up payload capacity on its heavy lifter by 85kg

Arianespace logged a fifth successful mission for 2020 with the launch of the delayed Ariane 5 from Guiana Space Center at 22:04 UTC on 15 August. The heavy lifter has also had its payload capacity boosted by 85kg, meaning the workhorse can lob up 10,200kg to geostationary transfer orbit. Flight VA253 carried three payloads: …

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