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Ariane 5 in French Guiana twilight
Filed under pretty pictures, spacecraft, International Space Station
Exhaust from Ariane 5 VA213's twin solid rocket boosters is backlit by the waning French Guiana twilight on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The rocket carried the European Space Agency's ATV Albert Einstein into orbit for an eventual docking with the International Space Station.
ESA / S. Corvaja
Original image data dated on or about June 5, 2013.
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