News tagged with liftoff

Ariane 5's fourth launch of 2010

Last night, an Ariane 5 lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on a journey to place two telecommunications satellites, W3B and BSAT-3b, into orbit. Flight V197 was Ariane 5's fourth dual-payload ...

dateOct 29, 2010 in Space Exploration
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WISE Launch Delayed 24 Hours

(PhysOrg.com) -- Liftoff of a Delta II rocket and its NASA payload, the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), has been delayed 24 hours. At the soonest, launch now will be Saturday, Dec. 12, during a ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Space Exploration
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