Ariane 5 Poised For Late May Flight

By Michael A. Taverna

PARIS — Arianespace executives say the Ariane 5 rocket is set to return to service after a month-long delay due to a hiccup in the helium pressurization system.

The rocket has been grounded since April 12 when the Paris-based launch provider decided to investigate the reasons for a pressure regulator defect that caused a postponement in the last 2009 Ariane 5 mission, on Dec. ...

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