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French Guiana: Ariane 5 rocket launched on its 100th space mission01:12

French Guiana: Ariane 5 rocket launched on its 100th space mission

French Guiana, Kourou
September 26, 2018 at 08:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

Europe's Ariane 5 rocket was launched for the 100th time from Korou in French Guiana on Tuesday, carrying two telecommunications satellites into orbit.

The Ariane 5 rocket, which is 180 ft (55m) tall, is carrying two satellites called Horizons 3e and Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38. Both satellites are expected to advance communications for corporate, government and consumer customers.

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Europe's Ariane 5 rocket was launched for the 100th time from Korou in French Guiana on Tuesday, carrying two telecommunications satellites into orbit.

The Ariane 5 rocket, which is 180 ft (55m) tall, is carrying two satellites called Horizons 3e and Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38. Both satellites are expected to advance communications for corporate, government and consumer customers.

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