The Ariane 5 rocket is due to make its last flight soon. We talk about it with Olivier Emond, journalist, head of the Sciences Santé Environnement department at franceinfo.
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The 117th and final flight of the Ariane 5 rocket was scheduled for Tuesday July 4 but because of the weather, it was postponed, learned franceinfo. Arianespace mentions in a press release “unfavorable altitude winds” blowing above the space center. This last Ariane 5 flight should enable the deployment of satellites. We talk about this rocket and its history in franceinfo junior. At the microphone, we listen to questions from CM1-CM2 students at the Jeanne-Kaës school in Beaumont-Saint-Cyr (Vienne). They ask their questions Olivier Emond, journalist, head of the Sciences Santé Environnement department at franceinfo.
To open the show, Paul wants to know “when was the rocket made”. We continue with Maélie’s question: “Why is it called Ariane 5?” asks the schoolgirl. Naomie wants to know why there is no pilot in the Ariane 5 rocket. “How fast is the rocket?” continues Chris. “Where will she go?” Alicia asks.
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