UK's Skylark rocket finally retires

 作者:范个     |      日期:2019-03-03 05:09:03
THE UK’s Skylark rocket roared into space for the 441st – and last – time on Monday, rounding off nearly 50 years of faithful service. Despite being highly successful, the Skylark was relatively unknown and unheralded outside the UK’s scientific community, possibly because it never lifted a satellite into orbit or went to the moon. Since its initial launch in 1957 from Woomera, South Australia,