Boasting one of the largest payload fairings and over a 100 successful missions, Ariane 5 is Europe's ride to space for carrying hefty satellites into orbit.
GSLV Mk III
Any other rocket
Maximum Lift Capacity to various orbits. LEO stands for Low Earth Orbit and GTO stands for Geostationary Transfer Orbit.
Payload fairing is the nose cone used to protect payload against the impact of heat & pressure during launch.
US$ 220 million
Rosetta, Planck, Galileo navigation satellites
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