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Ariel 5

Scout B-1

Science and Engineering Research Council

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Ariel 5

Type: Astrophysics

Ariel is a series of British research satellites. Ariel 5 was a joint British and American space telescope which monitored the sky in the X-ray band.

Location

San Marco platform

Broglio Space Center, Kenya

9 rockets have launched from Broglio Space Center, Kenya.

San Marco platform, Broglio Space Center, Kenya

Agency

Science and Engineering Research Council

Type: Government
Abbreviation: SERC

Founded: 1965

Country: GBR

The Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) and its predecessor the Science Research Council (SRC) were the UK agencies in charge of publicly funded scientific and engineering research activities, including astronomy, biotechnology and biological sciences, space research and particle physics, between 1965 and 1994.

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