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Two new satellites launched by Arianespace

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The European space consortium Arianespace has launched two satellites to boost telecommunications and weather observation. The Ariane 5 rocket carrying them lifted off from French Guiana.

One of the satellites will provide broadband services across North America while the other will collect weather data from Europe and Africa.

Arianespace has 21 shareholders from 10 European countries, including France’s CNES space agency.