Rocket: Ariane 5 ECA
Payload: ABS 2 & Athena-Fidus
Launch date: February 6, 2014
Launch window: 2030-2235 GMT (3:30-5:35 p.m. EST)
Site: ELA-3, Guiana Space Center, Kourou French Guiana

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