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Arianespace successfully launched the dual heavy lift payload of the OPTUS 10 and MEASAT-3b satellites last evening. This marked the 61st consecutive successful mission the Ariane 5 which during this time period has delivered a total of 100 communications satellites to geostationary transfer orbits.

Preparations for Arianespace's next Ariane 5 mission marked an important milestone this week with the vehicle's transfer from the Spaceport's Launcher Integration Building - where it was assembled, to the Final Assembly Building - where the dual-passenger payload will be installed.

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed the final integration and testing of MEASAT-3b. The satellite left the Airbus Defence and Space facilities in Toulouse, France, and has been transported by air to Kourou, French Guiana.

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