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French Research and Higher Education Minister Valerie Pecresse... News PhotoAdult,Ariane V,Automated,CEO,Chairperson,Europe,Exchanging,French Guiana,French Overseas Territory,Gesturing,Horizontal,Image,Kourou,Mode of Transport,Official Visit,Politician,Rear View,Rocket,Science and Technology,Space Center,Space Exploration,Space Mission,Speech,Standing,Taking Off,Valérie Pécresse,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2011 AFPFrench Research and Higher Education Minister Valerie Pecresse (2ndR) delivers a speech next to Jean-Yves Le Gall (back), chairman and chief executive officer of Arianespace after the launching of the Ariane 5 rocket carriying Europe's second automated transfer vehicle (ATV-2) in Kourou on February 16, 2011. The sophisticatedly designed spacecraft, named after German astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler, is due to resupply the International Space Station (ISS). AFP PHOTO JODY AMIET (Photo credit should read JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images)