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Gone in 120 seconds: Arianespace aims for stars, misses, as UAE satellite launch fails

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A launcher anomaly occurred during Flight #VV15 shortly after ignition of the Zefiro 23 second stage, leading to premature end of the mission. Data analyses are in progress to clarify reasons for this failure. An independent inquiry commission will be set up in the coming hours.

Translation: "Something broke and the whole thing went 'boom'. ".

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