In this photo taken Monday, Jan. 14, 2011 and provided by the European Space Agency the Ariane 5 rocket stands on its launching pad in Kourou, French Guiana. In addition to being the heaviest payload ... more 
In this photo taken Monday, Jan. 14, 2011 and provided by the European Space Agency the Ariane 5 rocket stands on its launching pad in Kourou, French Guiana. In addition to being the heaviest payload mission for Ariane 5, this launch expected Tuesday Feb.15, 2011, will mark the milestone 200th flight of Europe's launcher family since the first liftoff of an Ariane 1 version in December 1979. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By P BAUDON/ESA
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 6:38 AM EST