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    PARIS (Sputnik) - Ariane 5 booster with two satellites was successfully launched on Tuesday from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

    The launch vehicle took to the orbit Indian GSAT-11 and South Korean GEO-KOMPSAT-2A satellites. Ariane 5 is a European heavy-lift booster used to deliver payloads into geostationary transfer orbit or low Earth orbit. Arianespace is the operator of the mission.

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