Live coverage: Vega rocket launches from French Guiana with five satellites

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Vega rocket with Airbus’s Pléiades Neo 4 commercial Earth observation satellite and four secondary payloads. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

Arianespace’s live video webcast begins at approximately 0130 GMT (9:30 p.m. EDT), and will be available on this page.