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Ariane 5 flight V192
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The Ariane 5 ECA launcher blasted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana to place two telecommunications satellites into geostationary transfer orbits. Flight V192 was the sixth Ariane 5 launch of 2009 and the fourth dual-payload mission.

Remarkably, the entire mission from launch to completing delivery of the satellites into orbit took just 31 minutes.

Image Credit: ESA/Arianespace.

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.jkender
12/03/09 11:55 AM GMT
Very cool post:-)
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::Ed1958
12/04/09 6:32 PM GMT
Cool and well composed.
Ed.
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::Stevenn120
12/05/09 1:01 AM GMT
Great shot that will shake the ground a little :)
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I use a Pentax K-10D of coarse
.psychofreak
12/05/09 7:42 AM GMT
Awesome photo! Great work!
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.mxvirgil
12/07/09 5:11 PM GMT
Great post, Phil. Mission total, only 31 minutes!?!?

Thanks!

- Mike
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