PHOTOS: Ariane 5 launcher moved to pad

An Ariane 5 rocket moved to the ELA-3 launch zone Wednesday ahead of the launch of two communications satellites.

The Amazonas 3 communications satellite will broadcast Internet and television over Latin America, and the Azerspace/Africasat 1a payload will cover Azerbaijan and Africa.

Liftoff is scheduled for Feb. 7 at 2136 GMT (4:36 p.m. EST; 6:36 p.m. local time).

Credit: CNES/ESA/Arianespace

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