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Ariane not Arianne or Arianna!

Actually it was the software in a component (Laser gyro) that caused the failure rather than the main OBC software. Lots of detail here in the post failure report. https://www.ima.umn.edu/~arnold/disasters/ariane5rep.html

It is an excellent case study in system design and re-use though.

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