US detect explosion of old European Ariane 4 rocket in space
Sunday, 18 August 2019 Moscow (Sputnik) Aug 16, 2019
The Ariane-4 is a European disposable medium-class carrier rocket, which was used from 1988 to 2003. The rocket design was developed by the French National Centre for Space Research (CNES), produced by Arianspace. The US Air Force's Outer Space Monitoring Service spotted the explosion, in orbit, of the third stage of a European Ariane 4 space rocket, the 18th US Air Force's outer space con
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