News tagged with automated transfer vehicle

ATV Edoardo Amaldi set for liftoff

ESA’s third Automated Transfer Vehicle, Edoardo Amaldi, is ready for launch to the International Space Station. ESA’s formal Launch Readiness Review on Monday revealed no problems with the vessel. ...

dateMar 22, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Big year for European space activities

Europe will expand its space presence this year through missions with a more practical application for Earthlings—notably the Galileo constellation of navigation satellites, the European Space Agency (ESA) ...

dateJan 17, 2014 in Space Exploration
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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, ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Space Exploration
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