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200th Ariane blasts off for space station
Posted: February 16, 2011

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The Ariane 5 rocket launched at 2151 GMT (4:51 p.m. EST) Wednesday with the European Space Agency's second ATV resupply freighter bound for the space station. These images were captured from a viewing site near the launch base in French Guiana and inside the ATV control center in Toulouse, France.

Credit: Stephane Corvaja/ESA

Credit: ESA/CNES/ARIANESPACE - Optique Video CSG - P. Baudon, 2011

Credit: Stephane Corvaja/ESA

Credit: Stephane Corvaja/ESA

Credit: ESA