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  1. NEW LAUNCH SUCCESS FOR ARIANE 5- KONNECT (EUTELSAT) AND GSAT-30 (ISRO) IN ORBIT

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    January 17, 2020

    Thursday 16 January, Ariane 5 completed a flawless launch from the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, orbiting two telecommunications satellites: EUTELSAT KONNECT, built by prime contractor Thales Alenia Space for Eutelsat, and GSAT-30, designed and built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The launch was Ariane 5’s 107th flight, its first mission in 2020 and the first of the year from the CSG. It was also the 251st flight in the Ariane series.

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  3. Soyuz launches two new Galileo satellites from the Guiana Space Centre- 12th successful launch caps record year

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    December 17, 2015

    Thursday 17 December, the Soyuz launcher accomplished its 13th successful flight from the Guiana Space Centre, Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, orbiting two new satellites for the Galileo satellite navigation programme on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Commission. Ultimately, Galileo will offer much greater precision and reliability than any other satellite navigation system.

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  4. Vega launches successfully on eighth flight from Guiana Space Centre

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    December 5, 2016

    Monday 5 December, Vega accomplished a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), orbiting the GÖKTÜRK-1 satellite under a turnkey contract for Telespazio on behalf of the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries of Turkey (SSM). This was Vega’s eighth successful mission since its maiden flight in 2012.

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  5. 81st straight success for Ariane 5

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    September 30, 2017

    Friday 29 September 2017, Ariane 5 completed a flawless mission following its launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), orbiting two new telecommunications satellites: Intelsat 37e, built by Boeing for Intelsat, and BSAT-4a, built by Space Systems Loral (SSL) for the Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT). This was the European launcher’s 81st straight success since 2003, the ninth launch of the year from the CSG, and the fifth launch of Ariane 5 in 2017.

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  6. 70th straight success for Ariane 5

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    January 28, 2016

    Thursday 28 January, Ariane 5 completed a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre, orbiting the Intelsat 29e telecommunications satellite, the 29th payload launched for operator Intelsat by Ariane. The flight marked the European launcher’s 70th straight success since 2003.

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  7. 72nd straight success for Ariane 5

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    June 19, 2016

    Saturday 18 June, Ariane 5 completed a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre, orbiting two telecommunications satellites, Echostar 18 for DISH Network and BRIsat for Bank Rakyat Indonesia. The flight marked the European launcher’s 72nd straight success since 2003.

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  8. Proxima mission Thomas Pesquet reaches International Space Station

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    November 19, 2016

    The Soyuz spacecraft launched Thursday 17 November from Baikonur with France’s ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet on board docked today with the International Space Station.

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  9. Les premières réactions et photos du docking

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    November 29, 2010

    Amarrage avec 8 secondes d’avance sur le timing initial, à la fin d'un phasage serein et maîtrisé. Et comme pour l’ATV-4, docking sans contact : la probe a été capturée directement par le port d’amarrage de l’ISS sans toucher le cône du module qui accueille l’ATV.

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