Photos: Ariane 5 & Eutelsat 65 West A prepare for Liftoff

The second Ariane 5 of 2016 is prepared for launch with the Eutelsat 65 West A satellite for a rare single-payload mission to Geostationary Transfer Orbit. Photos show the satellite being processed for launch before taking its place atop the Ariane 5 launcher to set the stage for a March 2016 blastoff.

All Photos: Arianespace/ESA/CNES/Optique Video du CSG