Arianespace Ariane 5 Dual Payload Launch Next Week



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LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, August 20 at 20:10 UTC (16:10 EDT) Arianespace will be launching the massive and beautiful Ariane 5 ECA Rocket (designated Flight VA225) with a dual payload of satellites. The EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite will supply direct to home satellite broadcasting to the Middle East and North Africa. The Intelsat 34 satellite will beam direct television programming to Latin America.

Launch will take place from Launch Site, Ensemble de Lancement Ariane-3 (ELA-3) at the Arianespace Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. This will be the 81st launch of the Ariane 5 and its 4th launch in 2015.

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