Ariane 5 Ready To Receive Yahsat 1A And Intelsat New Dawn

Kourou, French Guiana (SPX) Feb 15, 2011 The 57th Ariane 5 to be launched from French Guiana has completed the initial build-up process, preparing it to receive a dual-payload of commercial telecommunications satellites. This heavy-lift Ariane 5 ECA currently is in the Spaceport’s Launcher Integration Building, where its core cryogenic stage was mated with the two solid propellant boosters during recent weeks, followed by yesterd

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