Ariane 5 ES successfully sends ATV-4 on its way to ISS

by | Jun 6, 2013 | ESA, International Space Station, space station | 0 comments

An Ariane 5 ES rocket has successfully launch the ATV-4 cargo craft towards the International Space Station.  The launch took place from the Arianespace launch facility in Kourou, French Guiana at 2152 GMT on 5 June.  The craft, dubbed Albert Einstein, will dock with the International Space Station on 15 June to deliver its 6,600kg of cargo and supplies.

 

Ariane 5 ES/ATV-4 launch: The French launch commentary makes a change from ones with American accents.  Courtesy: Arianespace via YouTube

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