LYON, France—European Space Agency (ESA) Inspector General Toni Tolker-Nielsen is satisfied with the action plan ArianeGroup and Arianespace presented to correct the problems identified after the Ariane 5 launcher lifted off on a wrong trajectory on Jan. 25. ESA gives a slightly clearer description of the issue than launch service operator Arianespace did last week. The direct cause of the “trajectory deviation” during flight VA241 was an incorrect value provided to the ...


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