With successful completion of supply mission, ESA’s last ATV burns in atmosphere

February 16, 2015 3:34 PM

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The fifth automated cargo vehicle of European Space Agency (ESA), the Georges Lemaitre, completed its mission to the International Space Station on Sunday and burned up safely upon re-entry into the atmosphere.

The Georges Lemaitre is the last of the Automated Transfer Vehicles (ATV) designed to haul fuel, water, experiments and other essentials to the ISS crew.

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