An Ariane 5 launched from Kourou, French Guiana, carrying Star One-C3 and Eutelsat-21B to orbit. Star One-C3 is owned by Brazil and will provide TV broadcast and communication services for Brazil and South America. Eutelsat-21B provides telecommunications, data services and IP access to Europe, North and West Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
The NORAD catalog (or SSC) number for Star One-C3 is 38991 and for Eutelsat-21B is 38992. To stay up-to-date with the latest launches subscribe to AGI's Launch Notifications