Live coverage: Ariane 5 launches satellites for Saudi Arabia and India

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of an Ariane 5 rocket with the Hellas-Sat 4/Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1 communications craft and the Indian GSAT 31 telecom satellite. Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.

Arianespace’s live video webcast will begin approximately 15 minutes before launch and will be available on this page.