Rocket: Ariane 5 ECA
Payload: Skynet 5D & Mexsat Bicentenario
Date: Dec. 19, 2012
Time: 2149 GMT (4:49 p.m. EST)
Window: 79 minutes
Site: ELA-3, Guiana Space Center, Kourou French Guiana

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By Stephen Clark

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