A European Ariane 5 rocket has successfully launched from Kourou in French Guiana tonight, October 16th 2014 at 21:43 UTC. The rocket carried the American Intelsat 30 satellite and the Argentinean ARSAT-1 satellite.
Intelsat 30 will be positioned at 95 degrees west with 10 C- and 72 Ku-band transponders for direct to home television for Latin America.
ARSAT-1 will be positioned at 71.8 degrees west and supply Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Bolivia with television, phone and data services via 24 Ku-band transponders.
Videos related to STS-135, Space Shuttle Atlantis which is due to launch in July 2011, STS-135 will be the final ever Space Shuttle mission.
STS-135 will bring to the International Space Station a Multi-Purpose Logistics Module full of cargo as well as a Lightweight Multi-Purpose Carrier. The LMC will be used to take down broken parts from the ISS. Finally STS-135 will take the Robotics Refueling Mission (RRM).