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June 28th, 2014

Arianespace + European Space Agency (ESA)—Ariane 5 To Soon Exert Influence On "Georges Lemaître" (Launch Preparations)

[SatNews] The operations on the ATV (Automated Transfer Vehicle) “Georges Lemaître” and on the Ariane 5ES launch vehicle are proceeding nominally, enabling
Arianespace—in agreement with ESA—to announce the VA219 launch date.

Liftoff of the Ariane 5ES launcher is set for the night of Thursday, July 24th, to Friday, July 25, 2014, at precisely:

10:41:04 pm          (local time in French Guiana) on July 24, 2014

09:41:04 pm          (Washington, D.C.)

01:41:04 am          (UTC) on July 25, 2014

03:41:04 am          (Paris)

05:41:04 am          (Moscow)

For further information, please visit the Arianespace infosite at http://www.arianespace.com/