ARIANESPACE TAKES DELIVERY OF THE FIFTH ARIANE 5 IN 2009

A new milestone has been reached for the fifth Ariane 5 mission of 2009, as Arianespace receives the launch vehicle for this upcoming flight with the Amazonas 2 and GMS satellites. Delivery was marked by Ariane 5's transfer from the Spaceport's Launcher Integration Building - where its initial build-up was performed by industrial prime contractor EADS Astrium - to the Final Assembly Building, where Arianespace will oversee payload integration.

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ARIANESPACE TAKES DELIVERY OF THE FIFTH ARIANE 5 IN 2009

A new milestone has been reached for the fifth Ariane 5 mission of 2009, as Arianespace receives the launch vehicle for this upcoming flight with the Amazonas 2 and GMS satellites. Delivery was marked by Ariane 5's transfer from the Spaceport's Launcher Integration Building - where its initial build-up was performed by industrial prime contractor EADS Astrium - to the Final Assembly Building, where Arianespace will oversee payload integration.

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ARIANESPACE TAKES DELIVERY OF THE FIFTH ARIANE 5 IN 2009

A new milestone has been reached for the fifth Ariane 5 mission of 2009, as Arianespace receives the launch vehicle for this upcoming flight with the Amazonas 2 and GMS satellites. Delivery was marked by Ariane 5's transfer from the Spaceport's Launcher Integration Building - where its initial build-up was performed by industrial prime contractor EADS Astrium - to the Final Assembly Building, where Arianespace will oversee payload integration.

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ARIANESPACE TAKES DELIVERY OF THE FIFTH ARIANE 5 IN 2009

A new milestone has been reached for the fifth Ariane 5 mission of 2009, as Arianespace receives the launch vehicle for this upcoming flight with the Amazonas 2 and GMS satellites. Delivery was marked by Ariane 5's transfer from the Spaceport's Launcher Integration Building - where its initial build-up was performed by industrial prime contractor EADS Astrium - to the Final Assembly Building, where Arianespace will oversee payload integration.

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Leonardo Transfer Complete

The transfer and installation of the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) from Discovery’s payload bay to the Earth-facing port on the station’s Harmony module was completed at 5:56 p.m. EDT.

After leak checks and pressurization, the teams are expected to open the hatches to the cargo module at 1:34 a.m. Tuesday.

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