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Final Mission for the Ariane-4 Successful 18

Neophytus writes "The BBC reports that the final mission of the Ariane-4 series of commercial rockets has been completed. First launched in 1988 they have since successfully completed 116 missions, the final lifting the Intelsat 907 communications satellite into geostationary orbit. About 5 launches of the Ariane-5 are planned this year, the first in March."
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Final Mission for the Ariane-4 Successful

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A failure will not appear until a unit has passed final inspection.