Tag: Final

  • Europe’s Ariane-5 rocket completes final launch – BBC News

    Europe’s Ariane-5 rocket completes final launch – BBC News

    by Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent To play this content, please enable JavaScript, or try a different browser video captions, WATCH: Europe’s last Ariane-5 rocket explodes 1 hour ago The Ariane-5 rocket, which is a European heavy-lift rocket, has flown to the last mission. The vehicle, which has boosted the continent’s access to space for…

  • Ariane 5 blasts into space on final flight amid Europe’s rocket crisis

    Ariane 5 blasts into space on final flight amid Europe’s rocket crisis

    Faced with increasing global competition, the continent unexpectedly found itself without the means to independently launch a heavy mission into space due to the delay of the next-generation Ariane 6 and Russia withdrawing the rocket. The 117th and final flight of the Ariane 5 rocket took place at around 2200 GMT on Wednesday from the…