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Ariane 4: Vol. 104 Videotransmission
- Title Ariane 4: Vol. 104 Videotransmission
- Released 01/12/1997
- Language English, French
- Footage Type
- Copyright ESA
The Ariane 4 Vol 104 launch carried the Intelsat 804 satellite into orbit on December 21st, 1997. This video contains a live broadcast from CSG Kourou, Europe's spaceport, documenting the launch as follows [Arianespace logo in frame]: various pre-launch control room footage, rocket on launchpad [with green status windows], animation to show components of rocket, payload and transfer orbit; extensive pre-launch control room footage; shots of launcher being rolled from final assembly building; view from behind desk of Director of Operations; split-screen view of cryotechnic arms; countdown, various views of launch; tracking graph with control room insert; post-launch control room [shaking hands, etc]; live comment [over captioned photograph] from Jean-Marie Luton, Chairman and CEO Arianespace; comment from Terry Edwards, Intelsat Mission Director; launch replay, audience exits.