Questions and answers
Have you ever wondered how fast an Ariane-5 launcher travels or why its main cryogenic stage is sometimes referred to as the EPC? Some of your questions can now be answered with the help of three new features on this site.
Maybe there are some terms used on the launchers site that you do not fully understand? If so, look in the glossary for an explanation. As Europe’s Spaceport is located in French Guiana, some acronyms used for buildings or for parts of a launcher refer to the French name. By looking in the glossary now you can find the French name in full together with its English equivalent.
This new section contains the answers to some of the questions that we are frequently asked about launchers and Europe’s Spaceport. Here you can find information of interest and hopefully, the anser to your question.
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