Live coverage: Ariane 5 launches from French Guiana with two satellites

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of an Ariane 5 rocket with the MEASAT 3d and GSAT 24 communications 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 one hour before launch and will be available on this page.