Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Last ESA cargo mission heads for space station

The International Space Station is getting a new load of groceries courtesy of ESA’s Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV)-5 Georges Lemaître which lifted off today. The 20-tonne unmanned cargo ship was launched atop an Ariane 5 rocket at 23:44 GMT from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The final flight of the ATV program, it carries six tonnes of supplies to the station. .. Continue Reading Last ESA cargo mission heads for space station

Section: Space

Tags: ESA, International Space Station, Launch, Spacecraft

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