Tag: Space

  • 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…