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Ariane 5 launcher transfer from the BIL to the BAF
Ariane 5 launcher transfer from the BIL (Launcher Integration Building) to the BAF (Final Assembly Building), at the European spaceport in French Guiana, during the Ariane 503, ARD campaign. ESA's Atmospheric Reentry Demonstrator (ARD) was launched into space and then returned to Earth to test technologies required to safely guide a vehicle through the Earth's fiery atmosphere and back to Earth.
Credits: ESA/CNES/Arianespace - Service Optique
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