Two Satellites Launched by Ariane 5


On Sunday, 26 April an Ariane launch rocket operated by Arianespace, the Europe-based launch service operator took off from its French Guianese spaceport with two satellites aboard, SICRAL 2 and Thor 7. France’s defence procurement agency, Direction Générale de l’Armement and the Italian MOD’s SICRAL 2 satellite plus TSB’s (Telenor Satellite Broadcasting) Thor 7 satellite from Norway were successfully delivered into orbit by the Ariane 5 vehicle. The launch process is shown in this video.


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