Ariane rocket launch

Ariane rocket launch

Postby thelordharry » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:18 pm

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station sent down these snapshots of the launch of an Ariane 5 rocket with Europe's automated cargo freighter. Liftoff was at 2151 GMT (4:51 p.m. EST) Wednesday from the Guiana Space Center on the northeast coast of South America. The space station was flying nearby at the time of launch.

Looks like a little space firework :D

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Re: Ariane rocket launch

Postby Lighthawk » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:20 pm

Cool stuff
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Re: Ariane rocket launch

Postby thelordharry » Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:26 pm

A permanent human presence in space still blows my mind :)
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