Ariane rocket lifts off with TV & communication satellites
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An Ariane 5 ECA rocket carried Badr 7 and GSAT 15 satellites into orbit from Kourou, French Guiana on Tuesday. The Badr 7 satellite will provide direct-to-home television programming and broadband services for the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia for Arabsat. GSAT 15 will provide communications services over India for the Indian Space Research Organization.