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Helios 1A



HELIOS 1A, a French military, photo-surveillance satellite of 2.5 tons was launched by an Ariane rocket from the Kourou Space Center in French Guiana. It was believed to be capable of one-meter resolution pictures.

Alternate Names

  • 23605
  • Helios1A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-07-07
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 2537 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (France)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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