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Arianespace Reports Record-Breaking Year For Launch Services

January 6, 2013

Eleven Flights In 2012 Boosted 165-Thousand Pounds Into Orbit Arianespace says it achieved an a record-breaking year of activity during 2012, employing its complete launcher family to perform 10 total flights from the Spaceport in French Guiana along with a Soyuz mission from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome. These 11 flights lofted a cumulative payload weight of some 165,000 pounds, the most ever for Arianespace in a single calendar year.

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