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Ariane 5 December 12, 2017

Ariane 5 lifts off from French Guiana with four Galileo spacecraft

Arianespace’s Ariane 5 launcher has begun its latest mission from the Spaceport, carrying four satellites for Europe’s Galileo navigation system.

Lifting off at exactly 3:36:07 p.m. local time in French Guiana, the heavy-lift vehicle is to deploy its passengers on a flight lasting approximately 3 hrs., 55 min.

Payload lift performance for today’s mission – which is designated Flight VA240 in Arianespace’s launcher family numbering system – is estimated at 3,282 kg.

Ariane 5 December 11, 2017

Ariane 5 moves to the launch zone for Arianespace’s mission with four Galileo satellites

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