Follow the preparations and launch of the Intelsat 904 communications satellite aboard an Arianespace Ariane 4 rocket. Reload this page for the very latest on the mission.
Flight data file
Vehicle: Ariane 44L
Payload: Intelsat 904
Launch date: Feb. 23, 2002
Launch window: 0659-0759 GMT (1:59-2:59 a.m. EST)
Launch site: ELA-2, Kourou, French Guiana, South America
Satellite broadcast: AMC-1 (GE-1), Transp. 1, C-band