Flight 230 is the 86th Ariane 5 launch and the third in 2016. It follows on from a series of 71 consecutive successful Ariane 5 launches. This is an ARIANE 5 ECA (Cryogenic Evolution type A) launcher, the most powerful version in the ARIANE 5 range.

Flight 230 is a commercial mission for Ariane 5. The L584 launcher is the thirtieth to be delivered by Airbus Defence and Space to Arianespace.

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