Ariane 5, developed and built by Astrium, launched from Kourou in French Guiana
Two communications satellites launched
The sixth Ariane 5 mission of 2012 has successfully launched two telecommunications satellites, EUTELSAT 21B for the European operator Eutelsat Communications and Star One C3 for the Brazilian operator Star One.
Astrium is single prime contractor for the Ariane 5 system, responsible for delivery to Arianespace of a fully integrated and tested launch vehicle.
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