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Jules Verne ATV was placed in the Large Space Simulator
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- Title Jules Verne ATV was placed in the Large Space Simulator
- Released 14/12/2006 11:48 am
- Copyright ESA - A. Le Floc'h
Jules Verne, the first Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), the most complex spacecraft ever developed in Europe, has successfully completed this week its most exhaustive test campaign at ESA's test facilities at ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Jules Verne is due to make its inaugural flight atop an Ariane-5 in 2008 to re-supply the International Space Station.