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Ariane Celebrates 50th Consecutive Successful Launch
2012-08-03 07:39:23

[ Watch the Video: Ariane 5's 50th Successful Launch ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An Ariane 5 rocket launch from the European Space Agency´s (ESA) spaceport in French Guiana on August 2nd marks the 50th successful launch since Ariane rocket lift-offs began in 2003. The latest launch performed a dual deployment of two telecommunications satellites: Intelsat 20 and Hylas-2. The launch marks Ariane 5´s fourth launch of 2012. The lift-off of flight...


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