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  1. ATV-3 docks with International Space Station

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    August 10, 2011

    The 3rd European ISS resupply craft docked with the station as planned Thursday 29 March at 0:31 CET. It will remain berthed to the orbital outpost for up to 6 months.

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  2. 2 months to go for Léopold Eyharts

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    March 28, 2007

    At the age of 50, Léopold Eyharts is readying for his second spaceflight. 6 December, he will embark on the U.S. Space Shuttle Atlantis for a flight to the International Space Station (ISS), where he will stay for more than two months. One of his tasks on this mission will be to commission the European Columbus laboratory.

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  3. ATV takes its final dive

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    September 30, 2008

    After 7 months in space, the Jules Verne ATV has completed its mission after a flawless destructive re-entry guided by the ATV Control Centre at CNES’s facility in Toulouse, France.

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  4. Another launch success for Ariane 5: ATV Georges Lemaître on its way to ISS

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    July 30, 2014

    Europe’s fifth ISS resupply spacecraft was orbited tonight by an Ariane 5 launcher from the Guiana Space Centre. The ATV-5 will dock with the statiion on 12 August.

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  5. New European cargo spacecraft set to fly by year-end

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    June 23, 2010

    Europe’s second Automated Transfer Vehicle, the ATV 2 Johannes Kepler, was transported to the Guiana Space Centre on 25 May in readiness for its mission to resupply the ISS later this year.

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  6. ATV-3 Edoardo Amaldi leaves ISS

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    September 14, 2012

    The 3rd European resupply vehicle undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on 28 September, ending a 6-month stay during which it ferried food and fuel to the crew.

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  7. Launch no earlier than 2 January for Columbus laboratory

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    December 4, 2007

    The European Columbus laboratory will have to wait at least 1 more month before launching to the ISS. Sunday 9 December, a persistent malfunction of a sensor in the external fuel tank of the space shuttle Atlantis forced STS-122 mission managers to postpone the launch for a 4th time. Atlantis on its launch pad. Crédits : NASA

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  8. ATV prepares for final moments

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    September 23, 2008

    Après 6 mois de bons et loyaux services, l’ATV Jules Verne va tirer sa révérence. La scène se déroulera le 29 septembre prochain au dessus du Pacifique sud.

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  9. ATV-3 docking live and tweetup in Toulouse

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    August 10, 2011

    The 3rd European ISS resupply craft is scheduled to dock with the station during the night of 28-29 March. The event will be broadcast live on this website and followed on Twitter by 50 ‘tweeters’ invited by CNES and ESA to the ATV Control Centre in Toulouse.

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  10. ATV-4 docked with ISS

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    June 20, 2013

    The 4th European cargo spacecraft successfully docked with the Russian Zvezda module of the ISS Saturday 15 June, just after 16:00 CET. The station crew can now begin the task of unloading equipment, food and oxygen.

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