Launch date: May 22, 2015
Launch window: 21:16-22:40 GMT (5:16-6:40 p.m. EDT)
Launcher: Ariane 5 ECA rocket
Payloads: DirecTV 15 & Sky Mexico 1
Launch site: ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana
Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA223, to launch the DirecTV 15 and Sky Mexico 1 satellites. DirecTV 15 will provide direct-to-home television broadcasts across the United States. Sky Mexico 1 will beam direct television programming to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean for a subsidiary of DirecTV. Delayed from May 20.
Follow the launch live on Internet: http://www.arianespace.tv/