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.
ATV-5: loaded and locked23 July 2014
ATV-5: loaded and locked23 July 2014 ESA’s fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle is now scheduled for launch to the International Space Station at 23:44 GMT on 29 July (01:44 CEST 30 July) on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV’s fiery break-up to be seen from inside17 July 2014
ATV’s fiery break-up to be seen from inside17 July 2014 As ESA’s remaining supply ferry to the International Space Station burns up in the atmosphere, its final moments as its hull disintegrates will be recorded from the inside by a unique infrared camera.
European Orion milestone leads to detailed design23 May 2014 ESA is a step closer to building the future of human spaceflight and exploration in Europe by completing the preliminary design review of Europe’s Service Module for NASA’s Orion vehicle to send astronauts beyond low orbit.
ATV-5 set to test new rendezvous sensors18 March 2014
ATV-5 set to test new rendezvous sensors18 March 2014 ESA’s space freighter ATV Georges Lemaître, set for launch this summer,will test new rendezvous sensors in space as it approaches the International Space Station.