ELA-3 Guiana Space Center

Centre Spatial Guyanais, Kourou 97387, Französisch-Guyana

ELA-3, short for Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3, is a launch complex at the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana, Europe’s overseas launch base in use by Arianespace for its family of launch vehicle. The 21-square Kilometer launch complex has exclusively hosted Ariane 5 mission, beginning in 1996.

Events at this location


05apr21:34Ariane 5 (VA242) • DSN-1 & Hylas 4Early April 2018


25may20:40Ariane 5 (VA243) • GSAT-11 & Intelsat 38