Live coverage: Arianespace launches Vega rocket from French Guiana

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Vega rocket with Airbus’s Pléiades Neo 3 commercial Earth observation satellite and five secondary payloads. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

Arianespace’s live video webcast begins at approximately 0135 GMT (9:35 p.m. EDT), and will be available on this page.