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ATV-5 passes under ISS
2014-08-12 02:30:42

ESA’s latest Automated Transfer Vehicle is set to dock with the International Space Station on Tuesday, delivering more than six tons of crucial supplies and scientific experiments to the orbiting research base.

ATV-5 launch
2014-07-30 03:30:46

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-5) launched Tuesday atop an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou, French Guiana, at 7:47 p.m. EDT.

ESA's ATV Astronaut Trainees Pass With Flying Colors
2014-01-14 10:59:19

ESA has announced that the fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) will be leaving for the International Space Station this summer. ATV Georges Lemaitre will be launched from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

Perfect Mission Comes To A Fiery End For ATV Albert Einstein
2013-11-04 11:25:46

ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo ferry, Albert Einstein, completed its five-month mission to the International Space Station by reentering the atmosphere today and burning up safely over an uninhabited area of the southern Pacific Ocean.

Albert Einstein Resupply Craft Set To Dock With Space Station On Saturday
2013-06-14 08:39:14

On Saturday, June 15 the ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV4), named Albert Einstein, is set to dock autonomously with the International Space Station (ISS).

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.

2012-09-18 13:44:16

The departure of the third European Space Agency Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-3) cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station will be broadcast live on NASA Television beginning at 6:15 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Docking Date For ATV-3 With Space Station
2012-03-11 06:31:23

ESA’s third Automated Transfer Vehicle, scheduled for launch on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 23 March, is planned to dock with the International Space Station five days later.

New Target Launch Date For ATV-3
2012-03-07 04:27:30

The launch of ESA's third Automated Transfer Vehicle is targeting 23 March, with a liftoff scheduled for 04:31 GMT (05:31 CET).

2012-03-03 06:12:08

A routine inspection has concluded that additional measures are required to ensure the maximum readiness of the third Automated Transfer Vehicle for launch. It has therefore been decided to postpone the launch previously scheduled for 9 March.


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