Space News Archive - December 21, 2008
Yesterday evening, an Ariane 5 ECA launcher lifted off from Europeâ€™s Spaceport at Kourou, in French Guiana, on its mission to place two multi-role telecommunications satellites into geostationary transfer orbits.
Word of the Day
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.