Live coverage: Ariane 5 rocket fires into space with two commercial satellites

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of an Ariane 5 rocket with the Intelsat 37e and BSAT 4a communications satellites. Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.

Arianespace’s live video stream begins at approximately 2132 GMT (5:32 p.m. EDT).