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Ariane 5 • NBN Co 1A & Arsat 2

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Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA226, to launch the NBN Co 1A and Arsat 2 satellites. The NBN Co 1A satellite will provide high-speed Internet services for Australia’s National Broadband Network. Arsat 2 will provide data transmission, Internet and television services over the Americas for the Arsat operator based in Argentina.

Earlier Event: September 28
PSLV • Astrosat
Later Event: October 1
Soyuz • Progress 61P