Arianespace will loft the Eutelsat 25B and Indian G-Sat 7 satellites together on an Ariane 5 by the end of August, following the launch of Europe's Alphasat I-XL and India 's Insat 3D atop the heavy-lift rocket scheduled for July 25. The missions will mark the third and fourth of a planned five Ariane 5 launches in 2013, followed by the Astra 5B satellite for Luxembourg-based fleet operator SES this fall. In the meantime, says Arianespace CEO Stephane Israel, the company is positioned to ...


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