ARV: Europe’s space ferry

0
(0)

With ATV’s cargo hold replaced by a re-entry capsule equipped with a heatshield, the Advanced Re-entry Vehicle will be able to bring back hundreds of kilograms of cargo and valuable experiments.

Similar Posts:

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

As you found this post useful...

Follow us on social media!

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?

2 Comments

  1. This is great ! But I wonder whether the project is still in the works, given the budgetary problems of several space agencies. Is it ? (Please say it is…) This would be a very useful improvement to the current version of the ATV and nicely pave way to an actual manned vehicle. I think ESA really needs to be independent even in manned flights. If they were able to build a high-quality resupply ship, they'll be able to build a manned version sooner or later.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.