Labor Dispute Delays Ariane 5 Launch

Credit: Arianespace
The dual-payload launch of a Brazilian and a South Korean communications satellites on an Ariane 5 has been postponed with no named date for resumption, due to labor strikes in French Guiana. Initially planned for March 21, it was postponed to March 22 and then March 23. However, widespread...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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