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Diamant rocket


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(English: diamond)

A French three-stage launch vehicle developed in the 1960s. Begun as a military project, the Diamant launched France's first satellite (and the first to be launched by a country other than the USA or the USSR), the 41-kg Asterix, on 26 November 1965 from Algeria; this was the rocket's first flight.

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