News tagged with automated transfer vehicle

ATV Johannes Kepler operating flawlessly

Following a spectacular launch on 16 February, Europe's space freighter is now in its planned orbit. Mission controllers are preparing to match its trajectory with that of the International Space Station, where it will dock ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Europe's ATV space ferry ready for launch

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's latest Automated Transfer Vehicle is ready for launch to the International Space Station on Tuesday, 15 February at 22:08 GMT from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The unmanned spaceship ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Space Exploration
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