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
- A woman chauffeur.
- A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.