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ATV-3 Edoardo Amaldi mission logo
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- Title ATV-3 Edoardo Amaldi mission logo
- Released 17/02/2012 2:36 pm
- Copyright ESA
The third Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-3), to be launched to the International Space Station in March 2012, is named after Italian physicist and spaceflight pioneer Edoardo Amaldi.
ATVs are an essential contribution by Europe for supplying and maintaining the International Space Station.
The vessels are named after great European scientists and visionaries to highlight Europe’s deep roots in science, technology and culture.