ATV-5 lowered onto Ariane 5

ATV-5 lowered onto Ariane 5

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27/06/2014 3:04 pm

Copyright

ESA–S. Corvaja, 2014

Description

On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is integrated on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

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