Topic: Arianespace SA
A European Ariane 5 rocket blasted off from French Guiana with both one of the largest American communication satellites ever built. The rocket is also carrying a European weather-tracking satellite.
The 13-ton cargo freighter is loaded with about 7.2 tons of supplies, including food, water, clothing, experiments and fuel for the space station, according to NASA.
Endeavour is scheduled to launch a day later than previously planned on its visit to the International Space Station, to make room for an unmanned cargo ship.
10/05/2010 02:45 pm