Ariane 5 Launches Pair

An Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle lofted satellites for Inmarsat and India July 25, bringing the number of consecutive successful launches for the big European rocket to 56. At liftoff from Kourou, French Guiana, the vehicle was carrying 9,674 kg (21,282 lb.) of payload—8,710 kg for the two satellites...

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