ESA’s space ferry: The Automated Transfer Vehicle


The International Space Station (ISS) depends on regular deliveries of equipment, food, air and water for its crews. Since the arrival of the first Automated Transfer Vehicle in April 2008, it has become one of the Stations indispensable supply ships.

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  1. Yes, it did. Landing capability is planned and will be added later. Human transportation capability will follow. If all goes like planned. But you know how it is with plans…"the best laid plans.." and so on…

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