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On its third mission this year, Ariane 5 lofted more than 10.7 tonnes - its heaviest commercial cargo so far.

Galileo 11 and 12 Are In Orbit

The pace of deploying Europe's own satellite navigation system continued to increase with today's launch of the latest pair of Galileo satellites, doubling the number of satellites in space within nine months.

Arianespace Launches Galileo 9 and 10

Europe's own satellite navigation system has come a step nearer to completion today, with Galileo 9 and 10 which lifted off together at 02:08 GMT on 11 September (04:08 CEST; 23:08 local time, 10 September) from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana, atop a Soyuz launcher.

The liftoff of Soyuz flight VS11 from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana took place as scheduled on 21:46:18 GMT (22:46:18 CET) on Friday 27 March 2015.

Thirty years of continuous investment by ESA is enabling European satellite operators to deliver broadband to all EU citizens by the end of the year. Anyone can now find a local distributor online to supply Internet connectivity via satellite, even in the remotest areas.

Tonight marked the 50th successful Ariane flight in a row: an Ariane 5 was launched from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana to perform a dual deployment of two telecommunications satellites, Intelsat 20 and Hylas-2, into their planned transfer orbits.

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