I'm sorry, but this is the time of the year I get my annual Frankfurter Schule identity crisis.
Little by little the original (and rather cute) Ariane #1 graphics are being replaced by their modern equivalent, starring the new Ariane who can be seen in SITA.
The clickable, but invisible, hotspot zones (also called image maps for those who still remember html courses) have been replaced by easy to spot links.
Matilda Mother, from Syd Barrett's Pink Floyd, comes to mind that was released in a 2010 alternative mix, rumoured to be a patchwork of different takes and third millennium digital wizardry.The first Ariane launcher blasted into the sky on Christmas Eve, 1979.An early Christmas present for the thousands of workers throughout Europe and at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou who were involved in its development and production.Careful with that axe, Abe Plutarch already raised the question around the year 75 in his Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans.He writes that the ship of Theseus was preserved as a museum piece by the Athenians, who gradually replaced the old planks by new ones. The game is similar to a "choose your own adventure game" that will have a different outcome depending on your choices along the way.