March 24, 2012

ATV-3 From Construction to Launchpad

This short video shows its construction at EADS Astrium in Bremen, Germany all the way to the pre-launch preparations in Europe’s Spaceport, CNES, in French Guiana.  ATV-3 is due for launch on 23 March 2012 at 05.34 CET, and it will carry a record load of over 7 tonnes into orbit.  credit:  ESA

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