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ARD: Bourget Promo [subtitles]
- Video Tape only
- Title ARD: Bourget Promo [subtitles]
- Language Natural Sound
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA
Europe's Ariane 503 rocket was launched on October 20th,1998. The launch successfully completed the series of three test flights, thus qualifying the new launcher for commercial use. ESA's ARD [Atmospheric Re-entry Demonstrator] was one of its passengers.
This video, made for the Paris Airshow 1999, details the various stages of the ARD campaign - from arrival at Europe's spaceport in Kourou, to retrieval from the Pacific Ocean. Subtitles in French and English occur throughout.