Live coverage: Ariane 5 rocket takes off from French Guiana

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of an Ariane 5 rocket with the Intelsat 39 and EDRS C communication satellites. 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.