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An Ariane 5 rocket, operated by Arianespace, has carried its heaviest telecommunications payload ever to deliver the ViaSat-2 and Eutelsat-172B satellites into their planned orbits.

Arianespace's Ariane 5 launcher has begun its latest mission from the Spaceport, carrying four satellites for Europe's Galileo navigation system.

On its fourth launch of the year, the second with Ariane 5, Arianespace successfully launched two direct TV broadcast satellites for high definition and 4K ultra high definition services: DIRECTV 15, for the operator DIRECTV, and SKYM-1 for the operator SKY Mexico, a new customer part of DIRECTV Group, serving the Latin American market.

Ariane 5 is now at the ELA-3 launch complex for its December 4 mission in service of two long-standing Arianespace customers: DIRECTV and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Arianespace successfully launched two telecommunications satellites, Intelsat-30/DLA-1 and Arsat-1, into their planned transfer orbits. The Ariane 5 flight VA220 lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 22:04 UTC, an Ariane 5 launched two telecommunications satellites, ASTRA 5B for the Luxembourg-based operator SES, and Amazonas 4A for the Spanish operator Hispasat.

On February 6, at 21:30 UT, Arianespace carried out the 58th successful Ariane 5 launch in a row, orbiting two telecommunications satellites: ABS-2 for the operator ABS and Athena-Fidus for Telespazio, on behalf of the French and Italian space agencies.

It was the third picture perfect launch of the year for Arianespace as the Ariane 5 lofted the
EchoStar XVII telecommunications and MSG-3 weather observation satellites yesterday. The satellites were deployed into geostationary transfer orbit during the 34-minute flight.

In the early evening at the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana an Ariane 5 successfully launched two telecommunication satellites for Japan and Vietnam. It was the 48th consecutive success launch for the Ariane 5, the 300th and 301st satellites launched by Arianespace from French Guiana, and the 100th and 101st commercial satellites produced by Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems.

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