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2011-06-23 08:03:51

The new main engine to power Europe’s successor to its Ariane 5 space launcher was brought a step closer on June 22.

2011-04-04 06:56:22

ESA will showcase space technologies transferred to innovative earthly applications at the Hannover Messe industry trade fair in April.

2011-02-07 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) and Astrium (an EADS Company) are working together in response to NASA's Commercial Crew Development-2 (CCDev-2) procurement. The team is offering NASA launch services with the Liberty(TM) rocket.

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2009-12-20 09:14:20

On December 18, 2009, an Ariane 5 GS launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on a journey to place the French military reconnaissance satellite Helios-2B into Sun-synchronous polar orbit.

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2005-02-11 15:15:16

Europe is making a double throw of the dice on Saturday with a fresh attempt to launch a new super-rocket, the Ariane 5 ECA, from its space base in Kourou, French Guiana.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.