Jules Verne launches, has fuel glitch.

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.

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