Video: Nighttime Ariane 5 Launch with Eutelsat Satellite

An Ariane 5 rocket blasts off from the Guiana Space Center in the dark of night on Wednesday, racing into the skies over its equatorial launch site to deliver the Eutelsat 65 West A satellite to Geostationary Transfer Orbit in the launcher’s second single-payload mission of the year.

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Eutelsat signs Multi-Launch Deal with ILS Proton, switches to single-payload Ariane 5 Launch

Commercial Satellite operator Eutelsat has signed a multi-launch agreement with International Launch Services, acquiring slots on Proton rockets for the period of 2016 to 2023, and signed with Arianespace for a rare single-payload launch atop the powerful Ariane 5 rocket in early 2016.

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