This hand out picture taken on May 6, 2013 shows Europe's lightweight... News PhotoEurope,French Guiana,French Overseas Territory,Hand,Kourou,Rocket,Science and Technology,Space,Space Mission,Vertical,Web-Based BroadcastingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis hand out picture taken on May 6, 2013 shows Europe's lightweight rocket, Vega, taking off from Kourou space base in French Guiana late on May 6 for the first mission, webcast live, since its maiden flight in February last year. The rocket lifted off at 0206 GMT on May 7, carrying two small Earth-observation satellites and a microsatellite. According to the European Space Agency (ESA), the 140-kilogramme (300-pound) Proba-V satellite is designed to map vegetation cover as an aid to monitor crops and predict famines. AFP PHOTO / ESA / STEPHANE CORVAJA RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO / ESA / STEPHANE CORVAJA' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - (Photo credit should read STEPHANE CORVAJA/AFP/Getty Images)