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Ariane 5 lifts off after long delay

August 7th, 2011 by

Rocket: Ariane 5 ECA; Payload: Astra 1N, BSAT-3c/JCSAT-110R; Date: 6 August 2011, 2252 UTC; Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana. The satellites were injected into their transfer orbits about 27 minutes and 38 minutes after lift-off, respectively.
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