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  1. Ariane 4 heritage

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    December 2, 2014

    Space transport - A challenge for Europe

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Ariane 4- A challenge for spacefaring Europe

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    December 2, 2014

    Meeting market requirements

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  7. L’ATV-4 a « regonflé » l’ISS

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    November 29, 2010

    C’est comme dans les sub-marins, mais dans l’Espace?!

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  8. ISS (International Space Station)

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    October 11, 2010

    Les stations orbitales sont aujourd'hui un moyen efficace d'effectuer des recherches en micropesanteur.

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