Photo Gallery: Europe's Cosmic Agreement
11/21/2012
The launch of an Ariane 5 rocket from the European spaceport in French Guiana...
DPA / CNES

The launch of an Ariane 5 rocket from the European spaceport in French Guiana earlier this month. The Ariane 5 is the European Space Agency's workhorse. On Tuesday night in Naples, ESA member states agreed on a further development of the model and also approved the next generation, the Ariane 6.