Ariane 5 Launches Indian And Malaysian Telecom Satellites

Ariane 5 launch
Credit: European Space Agency/CNES/Arianespace
An Ariane 5 rocket has lifted off from Kourou, French Guiana, to place two telecommunications satellites—including one with a payload to improve South Korean air traffic control—into geostationary orbit. In Arianespace’s first launch of the year, the Ariane 5 lifted off at 6:50 p.m. local time on...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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