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ARIANE LAUNCHED TWO SATELLITES
KOUROU, FRENCH GUIANA, An European Space Agency official said that European new generation Ariane-5 rocket placed two communications satellites into orbit after a launch from the European Space Agency launch centre in Kourou, French Guiana on the northeast coast of South America at 8.51 p.m. (2251 GMT). Twenty-nine minutes after liftoff, space officials said the EUROBIRD satellite separated from...
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