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 meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.