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

February 16, 2015 3:34 PM

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

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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