Photos: A drive around the Ariane 5 launch pad
Ariane 5 go for launch with all-American payload
Ariane 5 receives payloads for launch next week
Photos: Ariane 5 climbs away from jungle launch pad
First Intelsat Epic satellite deployed by Ariane 5 rocket
A powerhouse communications satellite with up to five times the capacity of most existing telecom craft reached orbit Wednesday after a nighttime blastoff from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 rocket, marking an auspicious start to the deployment of Intelsat’s $2 billion next-generation satellite network.
Live coverage: Intelsat’s first “Epic” satellite in orbit after Ariane 5 launch
First Ariane 5 launch of the year set for Wednesday
Eutelsat goes for rare dedicated Ariane 5 launch
Paris-based satellite operator Eutelsat plans to launch a spacecraft for video broadcasting and broadband connectivity over Latin America aboard a dedicated Ariane 5 rocket in early 2016, several months earlier than planned, on a rare commercial single-payload flight of the workhorse launcher, Eutelsat’s chief executive said Wednesday.