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ATV-3 : explanation on docking
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- Title ATV-3 : explanation on docking
- Released 26/03/2012
- Length 00:03:30
- Language English
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA
Europe's space freighter is on its way to the International Space Station. Since its launch on 23 March 2012, the Edoardo Amaldi spacecraft, the third ATV, has been fully checked out and has started the orbital manoeuvres required to reach the ISS.
It includes interviews with Patrice Bennaroche, head of Operations for CNES at the ATV Control Centre in Toulouse, his counterpart from ESA Kris Capelle, Adam William, ESA Flight Director for the mission, and Massimo Cislaghi, ATV-3 Mission Manager. Interviews are in English and French.
More background information can be found on: http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/ATV/index.html