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