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MAQSAT 3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1998-059A

Description

MAQSAT 3 was a dummy payload to test the performance of the latest model of the Ariane series, Ariane 5. The rocket also released an atmospheric reentry demonstrator (ARD).

Alternate Names

  • 25503
  • MAQSAT3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1998-10-21
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • European Space Agency (International)

Discipline

  • Engineering

Additional Information

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

 
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