MSG-2 launch diary

MSG-2 has been launched on board an Ariane 5 from Kourou, in French Guiana. ESA team kept us posted from there on last steps before launch.

Arianespace put the launch on hold in July, from which time the spacecraft was kept in storage. The launch campaign then resumed at the beginning of November.

MSG-2 was launched on 21 December 2005.

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