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ATV-3 Mission overview before re-entry
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- Title ATV-3 Mission overview before re-entry
- Released 25/09/2012
- Length 00:05:03
- Language English
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA
After 5 months attached to the International Space Station, ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicle, Eduardo Amaldi, will plunge into the atmosphere over the South Pacific during the night of 25 to 26 September 2012.
The Eduardo Amaldi mission was the third flight of this space freighter resupplying and servicing the orbital complex. For ESA and its international partners all the mission objectives, and more, were fully achieved, and thoughts have now immediately turned to the next ATV flight in spring next year.
This A-Roll describes the key moments of the mission sinced it launched from Kourou in March.