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Ariane 5; Intelsat 37E & BSAT 4a Dual Payload Launch

Image credit & copyright: ESA/Arianespace. LAUNCH ALERT: UPDATE: Due to the pad abort at launch, reschedule date for this mission is unclear though planned for late-September.  I’ll re-post with times when applicable. 2017 at NA UTC (NA EDT) Arianespace will … Continue reading

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Ariane 5 Dual Payload Launch Next Week

Image Credit & Copyright: Arianespace launch of Ariane5 VA-215.  Live streaming links below. LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, May 27 at 21:16 UTC (17:16 EDT) Arianespace will be launching the massive and beautiful Ariane 5 ECA Rocket (designated Flight VA223) with a … Continue reading

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ESA’S IXV SPACE PLANE SUCCESSFUL TEST FLIGHT

Video Credit & Copyright: European Space Agency (ESA) & Arianespace. On Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 13:40 UTC (08:40 EST) an Arianespace Vega rocket designated (VV04) jumped off the launch pad at the Kourou Space Center, French Guiana carrying the … Continue reading

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EUROPE’S IXV SPACE PLANE PREPARES FOR LAUNCH

Image Credit & Copyright: European Space Agency (ESA). LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 13:00 UTC (08:00 EST) an Arianespace Vega rocket (Flight Designation VV04) will be launching the European Space Agency’s (ESA) IXV Space Plane. Launch will take … Continue reading

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ARIANESPACE SOYUZ VS08 LAUNCH OF THE 03B SATELLITE:

The following is the description on Arianespace’s YouTube Channel (launch at 14:55): On Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 3:55 pm local time in French Guiana, Arianespace successfully performed its second launch for O3b Networks, following the successful launch of the … Continue reading

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LAUNCH OF ARIANESPACE’S VEGA ROCKET

LAUNCH OF ARIANESPACE’S VEGA ROCKET Launch of the Arianespace Vega rocket (VV03) took place at 0135 UTC on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from Kouro, French Guiana SLV site carrying the DZZ-HR satellite for Kazakhstan. The satellite has since been renamed … Continue reading

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ARIANESPACE SOYUZ TO FLY GAIA; A MISSION TO CATALOGUE THE COSMOS!

ARIANESPACE SOYUZ TO FLY GAIA; THE MOST UNDERRATED MISSION IN YEARS! Illustration Credit: European Space Agency (ESA): CLICK photo to view full size and see below for all info and links to include where to stream live. By my headline … Continue reading

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