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  1. Developmental launchers: Ariane 1 to 3

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    December 2, 2014

    The first Ariane launcher thundered off the launch pad on 24 December 1979. For the first time in the history of space, a heavy-lift 3-stage launcher capable of placing satellites of nearly 1 tonne into geostationary orbit was successfully sent aloft.

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  2. Ariane 1 to 4

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    December 2, 2014

    Overcoming the pull of Earth’s gravity to loft even the smallest object into orbit calls for a truly ‘exceptional machine’, akin to a train consisting almost exclusively of tanker wagons feeding a fuel-hungry locomotive.

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  3. ELA 4 is go!

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    October 17, 2017

    Construction of the Ariane 6 launch pad at the Guiana Space Centre will be completed by mid-March next year.

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  5. Ariane 4 heritage

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    December 2, 2014

    Space transport - A challenge for Europe

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  7. Building a range of launchers

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    December 2, 2014

    Since the 1970s, launcher missions have continued to evolve and diversify. Today, launchers are expected to deliver ever more performance and transport increasingly heavy payloads.

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  8. 78th straight success for Ariane 5

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    May 5, 2017

    Thursday 4 May, Ariane 5 completed a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), orbiting two new telecommunications satellites: SGDC, built by VISIONA Tecnologia Espacial S.A. for Brazilian operator Telebras S.A., and KOREASAT-7, built by Thales Alenia Space for Korean operator ktsat, a subsidiary of KT Corp. The flight marked the European launcher’s 78th straight success since 2003, the fourth launch of the year from the CSG and Ariane 5’s second in 2017.

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  9. Ariane 5 launch on 17 November 2016

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    November 9, 2016

    Ariane 5 ES orbited four Galileo satelllites from the Guiana Space Centre. The lift off happened on 17 November at 10:06 (French Guiana time), at 14:06 (Paris time). Credits: ESA/CNES/Arianespace-Optique vidéo du CSG.

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  10. Ariane 5 launch on 15 July 2015

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    July 15, 2015

    Wednesday 15 July, Ariane 5 completed a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre, orbiting two satellites, Star One C4 for telecommunications operator Embratel Star One, and MSG-4, a weather satellite designed to monitor weather, climate and the environment for Eumetsat. The flight marked the European launcher’s 66th straight success since 2003.

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  11. The Ariane series at a glance

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    January 1, 2015

    Since 1979, no fewer than 221 Ariane launchers have lifted off from the Guiana Space Centre (CSG).

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  12. Ariane 4- A challenge for spacefaring Europe

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    December 2, 2014

    Meeting market requirements

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  13. Galileo: Alba and Oriana in orbit!

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    September 11, 2015
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    11 sept 2015 - During the night of 10-11 September, Soyuz successfully launched Alba and Oriana, the 9th and 10th satellites in the Galileo constellation, Europe’s future GPS. But did you know Oriana is named after a young French junior high school pupil from Roubaix?

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  14. CNES facilities

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    February 18, 2003

    CNES administrative operations are directed from the CNES headquarters in Paris. Administrators at headquarters, together with the overseeing ministries, establish and promote CNES's policy. They also define strategic guidelines for the agency’s technical centres and its relations with outside partners.

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  15. Soyuz completes first flight from French Guiana

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    August 15, 2011

    The Russian launcher orbited the first 2 operational satellites of the future European Galileo navigation system Friday 21 October.

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  16. Pléiades and ELISA satellites successfully launched

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    August 15, 2011

    The Russian Soyuz launcher successfully completed its second flight from French Guiana, orbiting the Pléiades, ELISA and SSOT satellites today.

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