Ariane 5 Lifts Civil, Military Spacecraft To Orbit

Credit: Arianespace
PARIS—Europe’s Arianespace launch consortium lifted two telecommunications satellites to geostationary transfer orbit April 26 atop an Ariane 5 ECA rocket. The spacecraft are Thor 7, a commercial communications satellite built by Space Systems/Loral for Norwegian fleet operator Telenor, and Sicral 2...

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