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Jules Verne's Avionics/Propulsion module at the test centre in ESTEC
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- Title Jules Verne's Avionics/Propulsion module at the test centre in ESTEC
- Released 20/07/2004 3:23 pm
- Copyright ESA/A. van der Geest
"Jules Verne"'s Avionics/Propulsion module, called the
ATV service module (in vertical position). The ATV's service module navigates with four main engines (490 N thrust) plus 28 smaller engines (220 N) for attitude control. The ATV service module and the ICC will be mated in September 2005 in order to be tested. The launch of "Jules Verne" is planned for the end of next year.