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  Liftoff of Ariane VA206

Liftoff of Ariane VA206
Image credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace/Optique Video du CSG

Uploader comment: An Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 16 May 2012 on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, JCSAT-13 and Vinasat-2, into their planned transfer orbits. Liftoff of flight VA206, the 62nd Ariane 5 mission, came at 22:13 GMT (00:13 CEST; 19:13 French Guiana).


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