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|Launch site||Guiana Space Centre|
|First launch||4 June 1996|
|Last launch||29 August 2013|
|Associated rockets||Ariane 5|
ELA-3, short for Ensemble de Lancement Ariane 3 (French for Ariane Launch Area 3), is a launch pad and associated facilities at the Centre Spatial Guyanais in French Guyana. ELA-3 is operated by Arianespace as part of the expendable launch system for Ariane 5 rockets. 53 launches have been carried out from it, the first of which occurred on 4 June 1996.
ELA-3 is 21 square kilometres in size.
- "Europe's spaceport". ESA.
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