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A resounding success

Ariane 5’s sixth and final launch of the year

On Wednesday 29 December, the sixth Ariane 5 mission of 2010 successfully launched two telecommunications satellites, Hispasat 1E for the Spanish operator Hispasat and Koreasat 6 for the KT Corporation.

Airbus Defence and Space is single prime contractor for the Ariane 5 system, responsible for delivery to Arianespace of a fully integrated and tested launch vehicle.

What better way to bring to a close a year of successes for Airbus Defence and Space?

Sixth Ariane 5 mission of 2010 successfull - Launch of Hispasat 1E & Koreasat 6

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