Category Archives: ATV

ATV Program Concludes with Successful End of ATV-5 Mission

February 15, 2015: The European Space Agency’s fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), known as “Georges Lemaitre”, completed its resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) today, marking the successful end to ESA’s ATV program. The ATV was … Continue reading

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Final ATV Reaches ISS

August 12, 2014: The European Space Agency’s fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), known as “Georges Lemaitre”, successfully reached the International Space Station (ISS) this morning after a nominal final approach. The ATV was launched into orbit on July … Continue reading

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ATV-4 Mission to ISS Successful

November 2, 2013: The European Space Agency’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), known as “Albert Einstein”, successfully completed its resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The ATV was launched into orbit on June 5, 2013 via an Ariane … Continue reading

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ATV-4 Successfully Docks to ISS

June 15, 2013: The European Space Agency’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), known as “Albert Einstein,” successfully reached the International Space Station (ISS) this morning despite anomalies sustained by both ATV and ISS during the rendezvous. The ATV was launched … Continue reading

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ATV-3 Successfully Completes Its Mission to ISS

March 23 – September 28, 2012: The European Space Agency’s third Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), known as “Edoardo Amaldi,” has successfully completed a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The ATV was launched into orbit on March 23, … Continue reading

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