Columbus and ATV 10th anniversary

Columbus and ATV 10th anniversary


07/02/2018 6:59 pm




One space lab, five spacecraft, 10 years of success. Nearly a decade ago, the Columbus laboratory set sail for humanity’s new world in space.

Shortly afterwards, the first Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) arrived at the International Space Station as the most reliable and complex spacecraft ever built in Europe.

The event was a unique opportunity to re-live some exciting milestones, connect live to the Station and look into space exploration plans.

The larger Columbus family of planners, builders, scientists, support teams and astronauts gathered in ESTEC, the Netherlands on February 7 2018 to celebrate the past, present and future of Europe’s major contributions to the Station.

Rate this

  • Currently 3.5 out of 5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 3.7/5 (6 votes cast)

Thank you for rating!

You have already rated this page, you can only rate it once!

Your rating has been changed, thanks for rating!