Ariane 5 Ready For Launch Of Automated Transfer Vehicle Johannes Kepler

Kourou, French Guiana (SPX) Feb 15, 2011 An Ariane 5 with the heaviest payload ever for this workhorse Arianespace launcher is poised for liftoff from the Spaceport in French Guiana on an historic mission to service the International Space Station. The launcher was rolled out February 14 from the Spaceport’s Final Assembly Building, where it was fitted with the second Automated Transfer Vehicle for Europe. Installed atop on

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