Launch Photos: Ariane 5 Rocket Blasts Off With Alphasat

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Alphasat Lifts Off

Credit: ESA/CNES/ARIANESPACE–Optique Photo Video du CSG, P. Baudon
On July 25, 2013, an Ariane 5 lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana carrying Europe’s largest telecom satellite Alphasat.
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