Eutelsat-21B will be positioned above the equator at 21.5°E. It will deliver telecommunications services, data services
for corporate networks and governmental administrations, and IP access in Europe, North and West Africa, the Middle East and Central
Increased capacity for data, video and government services.
Ariane flight VA210 placed two communications satellites in orbit. The vehicle 566 core stage reached a -956 x 179 km x 7.0
deg path; the ESC-A upper stage raised velocity and lowered inclination to reach a 250 x 35750 km x 2.0 deg transfer orbit, deploying
the EUTELSAT 21B satellite, a Thales Alenia Spacebus 4000C3 for Eutelsat SA of Paris and Star One C3, an Orbital Geostar-2.4E for
Star One of Rio de Janeiro.