The European Space Agency (ESA) successfully launced its Jules Verne spacecraft from the Ariane Launch Complex in French Guiana, at 05:03 CET. On board is Jules Verne ATV, ESA's first Automated Transfer Vehicle.
After successfully achieving orbit, however, an on-board computer detected a problem with the mix of propellant in the spacecraft. ESA has suspended all burning of propellant until the issue can be fully investigated.
I'll update on this breaking news shortly.
Posted by SpaceHead at 12:21 PM