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Ariane-5 launches two satellites from European Space Agency's centre

08-06-2010 09:45 BJT

An Ariane-5 rocket blasts off from the European Space Agency's centre in Kourou August 4, 2010 in this photo released by the ESA. The Ariane rocket placed the Egyptian telecommunications Nilesat 201 and a Rascom QAF1R into orbit and intended for live television in the Gulf, Middle East and Africa for some 15 years. (Xinhua/AFP Photo)
An Ariane-5 rocket blasts off from the European 
Space Agency's centre in Kourou August 4, 2010 
in this photo released by the ESA. The Ariane 
rocket placed the Egyptian telecommunications 
Nilesat 201 and a Rascom QAF1R into orbit and 
intended for live television in the Gulf, Middle 
East and Africa for some 15 years. 
(Xinhua/AFP Photo)


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