Ariane 5 Launches Second ATV Space Truck

Kourou, French Guiana (AFP) Feb 16, 2011 A European Space Agency rocket blasted off Wednesday bearing a 20-tonne supply ship destined for a rendezvous with the manned International Space Station. The super-charged Ariane 5 ES rocket departed from Kourou, French Guiana, just shy of 2151 GMT after a first attempt the day before was scratched at the last minute due to a minor technical glitch with the fueling system. The liftoff h

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