Friday, 18 July 2014

ESA to record destruction of spaceship from the inside

Ever wonder if the light goes out when you close the fridge door? Or what it’s like to ride a spacecraft as it burns up in the Earth’s atmosphere? The fridge may remain an eternal mystery, but ESA plans to answer the latter question when its unmanned Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV)-5 Georges Lemaître completes its six-month mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The space agency has developed a “black box” camera system designed to record the dramatic event and transmit the images back to Earth after the craft breaks up. .. Continue Reading ESA to record destruction of spaceship from the inside

Section: Space

Tags: Cargo, ESA, International Space Station, NASA, Spacecraft

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