Bye, Albert E. ATV

ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo ferry, Albert Einstein, completed its five-month mission to the International Space Station by reentering the atmosphere today and burning up safely over an uninhabited area of the southern Pacific…

Up for the burn

ESA’s supply and support ferry ATV Albert Einstein has served the International Space Station faithfully since it was launched from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana in June. Its mission comes to an end next week…

Timelapsed into space

ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV Albert Einstein, was launched into orbit from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on 15 June 2013. This time-lapse movie shows the transfer of Ariane 5 from the assembly…

On the front row with Einstein in space

If you’re a space aficionado, you have them handy, next to your – well, whatever. Here’s the ATV-4 Einstein, released in a 3D movie. Red/blue glasses out and stare till you glare.

ATV-4 will dock tomorrow with the ISS

Don’t forget to watch de docking procedure of the ATV-4 Albert Einstein to the ISS, tomorrow, Saturday June 15, starting around 3 o’clock afternoon here in Europe. As usual, live stream here.