Argentina launches its first home-built satellite

In this photo provided by Service Optique CSG, the Ariane 5 lifts-off carrying the Argentine made ARSAT-1 geostationary communications satellite, from Kourou, French Guiana, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. According the Argentine authorities the satellite will offer Internet, cell phone and television signals for the next 15 years for Argentina, Uruguay and Chile. (AP Photo/Service Optique CSG)BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina launched its first domestically built communications satellite Thursday.