Photos: Final Ariane 5 Launch of 2016

Europe’s Ariane 5 rocket rumbled away from the edge of the Amazon on Wednesday, taking flight for the last time in 2016 for a dual-satellite delivery mission to Geostationary Transfer Orbit with the Star One D1 and JCSat-15 telecom satellites for Brazil and Japan.

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