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Milky Way lights up Guiana spaceport in stunning time-lapse video – Livescience.com

Magnificent starry sky awaits Europe’s new Ariane 6 rocket in French Guiana.

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The European Space Agency (ESA) recently released a time-lapse video capturing the pristine night sky above Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where preparations are underway for the arrival and integration of Europe’s latest launcher, Ariane 6. 
The first component of the rocket has already arrived at the Guiana Space Center: the payload fairing, a 18-foot-wide (5.4 meters), 66-foot-tall (20 m) nose cone that protects the payload during a launch. Engineers at the center are currently…

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