Ariane 501 Exploded

Larry Van Horn (steditor@grove.net)
Tue, 4 Jun 1996 08:44:07 -0400

****FLASH****

In case you weren't watching Telstar 401 and the launch of the new Arine 5
rocket minutes ago, 501 has exploded about one minute off the pad in French
Guiana. What a shame. No other details are known at this time. 

More to follow ist details are released....


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