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Ariane 5 Booster Undergoes Test Fire
2012-05-26 03:00:24

An Ariane 5 solid-propellant booster was test-fired on Thursday, May 24 at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana to help improve the reliability of Europe’s heavy launcher.

Ariane 5’s Fifth Launch Of 2011
2011-09-21 23:50:49

This evening, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, Arabsat-5C and SES-2, into their planned transfer orbits.

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2009-10-30 07:00:00

Last night, an Ariane 5 ECA launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on a journey to place two telecommunications satellites, NSS-12 and Thor 6, into geostationary transfer orbits.

2008-07-08 09:00:53

Ariane rocket carrying two satellites launches successfully PARIS, July 8 (Xinhua) -- An Ariane 5 ECA rocket with two telecom satellites on board blasted off from Europe's Spaceport at Kourou, in French Guiana, on Monday night.

2005-11-12 18:48:51

KOUROU, French Guiana (Reuters) - A technical hitch delayed Saturday's blast-off from French Guiana of a heavy-lift version of Europe's Ariane-5 rocket that was to have launched two commercial satellites, space officials said.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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