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ATV-3 Edoardo Amaldi Completes Six-Month Mission To International Space Station
2012-10-03 08:00:40

European Space Agency’s (ESA) ATV-3 cargo vessel completed a successful six-month servicing mission to the International Space Station (ISS) and ended its life after reentering the Earth’s atmosphere and burning up as planned over the southern Pacific Ocean overnight.

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2010-03-16 08:15:00

ESA announced today that their third ATV has been named after the Italian physicist and space pioneer Edoardo Amaldi.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.