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An Ariane-5 rocket, carrying two telecom

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An Ariane-5 rocket, carrying two telecommunication satellites blasts off on August 2, 2012 from the European space centre of Kourou, French Guiana. It will eventually place into orbit two geostationary telecommunication satellites -- Intelsat-20 for international satellite operator Intelsat, and HYLAS 2 for European operator Avanti Communications. Intelsat-20, which weighs more than six tonnes, will provide a large number of telecommunication, video, telephone and data transmission services in Europe, the Middle East, Russia and Asia. AFP PHOTO / S MARTIN - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO / S MARTIN' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS (Photo credit should read S. MARTIN/AFP/GettyImages)
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An Ariane-5 rocket, carrying two telecommunication satellites blasts off on August 2, 2012 from the European space centre of Kourou, French Guiana. It will eventually place into orbit two geostationary telecommunication satellites -- Intelsat-20 for international satellite operator Intelsat, and HYLAS 2 for European operator Avanti Communications. Intelsat-20, which weighs more than six tonnes, will provide a large number of telecommunication, video, telephone and data transmission services in Europe, the Middle East, Russia and Asia. AFP PHOTO / S MARTIN - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO / S MARTIN' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS (Photo credit should read S. MARTIN/AFP/GettyImages)
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August 02, 2012
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