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Ive made a start on digitalizing & You Tubing the best bits off my rocket launch tapes. Top of the pile is the Astra 1L/Galaxy17 launch on an Ariane 5 from Kourou on May 4th 2007:

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A nice clear evening in Kourou with good views of the climbout and booster seperation. Note the padcam rocking back on its mounts as the solid boosters ignite at T + 7 seconds
 

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Next up - Astra 1KR on an Atlas 5 from Cape Canaveral on April 20th 2006:

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This one is interesting as they only use one booster and the off axis thrust from the main engine looks very strange as it lifts off!

Another nice clear evening with some fabulous views from the tracking cams
 
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