Ariane 5 takes off for its 250th flight
01 December 2019 | 10:08 am
Ariane 5 rocket takes off for its 250th flight to launch two telecommunications satellites from the Guiana Space Center near Kourou, French Guiana.
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Silicon Valley Space Center Managing Director Sean Case discusses the launch of SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu and Lisa Abramowicz on "What'd You Miss?"
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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket carried aloft cargo including a 3D biological printer and Nickelodeon’s iconic slime from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shortly after 6 p.m. local time in Florida. It’s the 18th delivery mission that closely held Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has performed for NASA to resupply the orbiting lab.
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North Korea confirmed that Thursday's missile launch used "super-large multiple rocket launchers," a new weapon that first debuted in August. The test sparked a fiery response from a U.S. lawmaker, who called for more sanctions against North Korea.
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Rockets reportedly targeted the highly fortified Green Zone in Baghdad as well as an air base housing US troops. The explosions come on the heels of a US airstrike that killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.
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Blue Origin, the US space company founded by billionaire Jeff Bezos, successfully tests the New Shepard capsule propelled by a reusable rocket. The test takes the capsule to the boundary of space before returning to the Earth's surface.
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Rockets struck an American airbase in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, killing one foreign civilian contractor. It was the deadliest attack on US-led forces in nearly one year.
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Israel has said it attacked Syrian targets in retaliation to a missile that fell near the Dimona nuclear reactor. The reports came as tensions between Israel and Iran have been heightened.
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Four astronauts have lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida for a 23-hour flight to the International Space Station. The crew, who met with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk before takeoff, will spend six months on the ISS.
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Members of the Xi'an Symphony Orchestra play as the Long-March 5B rocket with the first module of the Chinese space station shoots up behind them. The concert was put on "to cheer up the rocket launch" according to the orchestra’s conductor. The band were playing "Positive Outlook" by David Hoffner.
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