ATV-3 launch

ATV-3 Launch
ATV-3 Launch
23 March 2012

ESA’s third Automated Transfer Vehicle, Edoardo Amaldi, has been launched from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, with a night-time liftoff at 05:34 CET (04:34 GMT). Edoardo Amaldi is the heaviest payload ever launched by an Ariane rocket. Watch replay

Liftoff of Ariane 5 VA205 with ATV-3
Liftoff of Ariane 5 VA205 with ATV-3

More pictures of ATV are available on ESA's Flickr photostream.

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