Ariane rocket orbited two communications satellites.
On August 29, 2013 at 20:30 UTC the "Arian-5” rocket-carrier was launched from Kourou Cosmodrome in French Guiana. The rocket orbited 2 satellites: the EUTELSAT 25B/Es'hail 1 and GSAT-7.
The EUTELSAT 25B/Es'hail 1 satellite is a ground-breaking partnership between Eutelsat and the Doha-based Es'hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company - marked a historic moment for the Qatari operator as it is the first satellite of its planned global fleet.
The EUTELSAT 25B/Es'hail 1 will provide coverage of the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia for both Eutelsat and Es'hailSat, delivering television broadcasting, telecommunications and government services for this area.
The GSAT-7, developed by the Indian Space Research Organization will cover the Indian subcontinent and neighboring waters and will provide communications between Indian naval vessels and military commanders.
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