ATV completes final automated docking12 August 2014
ATV completes final automated docking12 August 2014 In a flawless demonstration of technology and skill, ESA’s fifth and final ATV, Georges Lemaître, docked with the International Space Station today, fixing itself firmly for a six-month resupply and reboost mission.
Introducing this year’s underground astronauts11 August 2014
Introducing this year’s underground astronauts11 August 2014 Each year, ESA sends up to six astronauts down into the caves of Sardinia, Italy, for two weeks on a simulated space mission.
ESA’s cargo vessel ready for space delivery11 August 2014
ESA’s cargo vessel ready for space delivery11 August 2014 ESA’s latest Automated Transfer Vehicle is set to dock with the International Space Station on Tuesday, delivering more than six tonnes of crucial supplies and scientific experiments to the orbiting research base.
Gerst drives car-sized rover from space08 August 2014
Gerst drives car-sized rover from space08 August 2014 Looking down from orbit, ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst steered ESA’s Eurobot rover through a series of intricate manoeuvres on the ground yesterday, demonstrating a new space network that could connect astronauts to vehicles on alien worlds.
New videos for the classroom to celebrate the successful launch of ATV-531 July 2014 Following the exciting launch of the 5th Automated Transfer Vehicle, ESA Education is proud to present a series of new educational videos that secondary school teachers will be able to use in their classroom to illustrate curricular physics and chemis...
Last ATV lifts off to supply the Space Station29 July 2014
Last ATV lifts off to supply the Space Station29 July 2014 The fifth and final mission of ESA’s Automated Transfer Vehicle got off to a flying start today with its launch from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, heading for the International Space Station.