Julius de Roo shot these photos at the Le Bourget airport Musee de
l'air et de l'espace (air and space museum), Paris in September
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Atmospheric Reentry Demonstrator
Carlos Ferrer sent along these ESA photos of the Atmospheric Reentry Demonstrator (ARD) being prepared for its flight aboard the third Ariane V launch. For more info on that flight, see the Ariane 503 website at http://www.ariane503.org/.
Serge Laucher sent these photos of the flown ARD that he shot at Cité de l'espace in Toulouse, France.
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Sven Knudson, IPMS#32490