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LAUNCH :

Mar. 09 / 2008

04.03 GMT

Guiana Space Center

Kourou / French Guiana

Launch complex ELA-3

Apr..03 / 2008

LAUNCH VEHICLE:

Ariane 5 ES

DOCKING TIMELINE:

docking :

14.45 GMT

undocking :

Aug.07 / 2008

--.-- GMT

I.S.S.ELEMENT:

Automated Transfer Vehicle

The Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) is the first autonomous cargo space ship developed and built in Europe.The first ATV, called Jules Verne, delivered cargo, equipment, water, supplies, water and fuel to the International Space Station.


With ist thrusters and fuel capabilities it is used to boost the orbit of the entire space station. It underwent a series of tests of ist flight and rendevouz systems before its first docking to the Zvezda aft port..

ATV-1

ATV Jules Verne approaching ISS

4.19.08

16:53:26

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