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Lowering ATV-4 pressurised module
- Title Lowering ATV-4 pressurised module
- Released 19/03/2013 12:00 pm
- Copyright ESA/CNES/Arianespace/Optique Video du CSG
ATV Albert Einstein's pressurised module is lowered onto the service module at Europe's Spaceport, Kourou, French Guiana. The pressurised module is used to store cargo and, once docked with the International Space Station, becomes a temporary habitable module.
Automated Transfer Vehicles (ATV) are multi-function unmanned ferries sent into orbit by the European Ariane 5 launcher. Each spacecraft can deliver up to 7 tonnes of cargo to the International Space Station including supplies and equipment, water, air, nitrogen, oxygen and fuel.
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