Ariane 6 – Launchpad

European Spaceport Kourou / French Guyana

Launchpad of the Ariane 6 rocket on the Spaceport Kourou / French Guyana

CNES (French space agency)
75039 Paris, France

Project description

Launchpad as part of the launch system of the Ariane 6 rocket consists of 13 individual sections, which are fabricated in the Darmstadt plant and transported by ship to French Guyana, assembled on site and moved into their end position.

Technical specifications

Length approx. 20 m
Width approx. 18 m
Height approx. 4 m

Total weight 740 tons

General contractor

MT Mechatronics GmbH
55130 Mainz, Germany


Technical engineering, fabrication and assembly of steel structures with corrosion protection.

Construction period

Construction period 2017-2018