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Photo gallery of Ariane 5's sunset blastoff

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A European Ariane 5 rocket successfully launched a pair of satellites for customers in the Middle East and South Korea over the weekend. The commercial flight began with liftoff at sunset from the Guiana Space Center in South America.

For more about the launch, see our full story. And our extensive archive of previous Ariane missions can be viewed here.

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