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Ariane 5 launch delayed in aftermath of Vega failure

28 days ago   |   By Spaceflight Now

The first stage for the next Ariane 5 launch is prepared for stacking on top off a mobile launch table inside the launcher integration building at the Guiana Space Center. Credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace - Photo Optique Video du CSG - S. Martin
The next flight of an Ariane 5 rocket, previously set for next week, has been delayed to no earlier than July 30 to review the readiness components it has in common with the Vega rocket after a launch failure earlier this month.
Two officials familiar with the launch planning said investigators probing the July 10 failure of a light-class Vega rocket...
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