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Video: Ariane 5 completes launch of Astra satellite

Arianespace successfully launched Ariane 5 with its cargo of two satellites from Spaceport in Kouro, French Guiana, on March 22. Satellite provider SES’s Astra 5B will boost digital television coverage in Russia and Eastern Europe while the European Commission’s EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) satellite will become part of the Galileo GPS project. Credit: Youtube/Arianespace


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