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ATV-4 ready to be lifted
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- Title ATV-4 ready to be lifted
- Released 01/02/2013 12:00 pm
- Copyright ESA/CNES/Arianespace/Optique Video du CSG
ATV Albert Einstein is further prepared for launch at Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Automated Transfer Vehicles (ATVs) are constructed in parts. Here the pressurised,habitable module is strapped and ready to be lifted onto its service module.
When ATV Albert Einstein is ready to fly it will be launched on an Ariane 5 launcher carrying 2380 kg of fuel and 6.6 tonnes of cargo to the International Space Station.