Table: Arianespace's Shaky Trajectory

FINANCIALLY STRAPPED

Heavy investments in new Ariane 5 rocket led to $228 million loss last year

SLOWING MARKET

Commercial launch demand is running some 40% below 1999 forecasts

RISING COMPETITION

U.S.-Russian ventures are luring customers away with lower prices

Data: BusinessWeek

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