The Space Shuttle Endeavour, with a crew of seven, was launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on 2 March beginning the Astro 2/STS 67 astronomy mission which is planned to last a record 16 days (Flight International, 1-7 March). The Ariane V71 launch, the first since the loss of the V70 in December 1994, has been delayed by one day, to 15 March.


Source: Flight International