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Arianespace has successfully launched two telecommunications satellites: DSN-1/Superbird-8 for the Japanese operator SKY Perfect JSAT; and HYLAS 4 for the British operator Avanti Communications.

Arianespace has successfully launched two satellites: SKY Brasil-1 for AT&T/DIRECTV; and Telkom 3S for Telkom Indonesia as part of a turnkey contract with Thales Alenia Space.

With another successful Soyuz launch performed to expand the Galileo satellite navigation system, Arianespace today reaffirmed the company's important role in supporting European governments and institutions with independent, reliable and available access to space.

Arianespace Launches EUTELSAT 65 West

The numbers continue to add up for Arianespace following today's early morning Ariane 5 mission that orbited the EUTELSAT 65 West A relay satellite extending to 71 the heavy-lift vehicle's streak of consecutive successes, while achieving other numerical milestones for the company as well.

The second passenger for Arianespace's next Ariane 5 flight has been fueled at the Spaceport, completing another major step for the August 20 launch from French Guiana.

Another Vega Launcher Takes Shape

The launcher for Arianespace's initial Vega flight of 2014 began its build-up this week at the Spaceport in French Guiana, marking the first step in a mission campaign that will lead to its orbiting of the DZZ-HR high-resolution observation satellite.

Arianespace marked another mission accomplished for science as its medium-lift Soyuz successfully launched the European Space Agency's Gaia billion-star surveyor today from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

The launch campaign for Arianespace's upcoming medium-lift Soyuz mission with four trailblazing Internet connectivity satellites is ready for final preparation following encapsulation of the O3b Networks spacecraft at the Spaceport in French Guiana and the launcher's rollout.

Arianespace's Ariane 5 flight with the Skynet 5D and Mexsat Bicentenario satellite passengers today wrapped up another busy year of company launch activity, with its successes highlighted by the theme of "10."

The maturity of Arianespace's Soyuz launch system at French Guiana was demonstrated once again by tonight's successful orbiting of the Pleiades 1B satellite from the Spaceport.

Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012

This evening, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, Eutelsat-21B and Star One-C3, into their planned transfer orbits.

Galileo IOV take-off

12 October 2012: Soyuz lifts off for the third time from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place the second pair of Galileo In-Orbit Validation satellites into orbit.

Plenary Event 3 at the 2012 International Astronautical Congress in Naples focus was on commercial space transportation initiatives.The Plenary Event provided "a snapshot of the political, economic, and technical landscapes to best determine if, when and how much humankind could be ready to embark on futuristic scenarios based on massive space commercialisation."

Ariane 5 Launches ASTRA 2F and GSAT-10

The fifth Ariane 5 mission of 2012 delivered a pair of telecommunications spacecraft to geostationary transfer orbit today, marking the 65th launch to date for Arianespace's heavy-lift workhorse.

India's GSAT-10 Continues Checkout

Test deployments of the antenna reflectors on India's GSAT-10 telecommunications satellite have been performed as part of pre-flight preparations for this payload, which is one of two spacecraft on Arianespace's next Ariane 5 mission from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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.

Consolidating a relationship now entering into its 30th year, Eutelsat Communications and Arianespace today announced the conclusion of a new launch services contract for a future Eutelsat satellite.

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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