ATV’s last journey

Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station, on 29 July 2014.

Georges Lemaître is the fifth ATV built and launched by ESA as part of Europe’s contribution to cover the operational costs for using the Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station, on 29 July 2014.

Georges Lemaître is the fifth ATV built and launched by ESA as part of Europe’s contribution to cover the operational costs for using the Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station, on 29 July 2014.

Georges Lemaître is the fifth ATV built and launched by ESA as part of Europe’s contribution to cover the operational costs for using the Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station, on 29 July 2014.

Georges Lemaître is the fifth ATV built and launched by ESA as part of Europe’s contribution to cover the operational costs for using the Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
Last ATV liftoff
Liftoff of an Ariane 5 launcher from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana with ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle to the International Space Station.
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 29 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 29 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 29 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 29 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
ESA’s last Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATVGeorges Lemaître, is set for launch to the International Space Station from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 23:44 GMT on 29 July (01:44 CEST on 30 July).

The fifth in the series of the largest spacecraft ever built in Europe is also the heaviest load an Ariane 5 has ever launched.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the orbital outpost, including a record amount of dry cargo: around 2682 kg.

Georges Lemaîtreswill deliver experiments, equipment, spare parts, water, air and even artwork to the six astronauts living in space.

ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will be responsible for docking and unloading the cargo when ATV arrives at its destination around two weeks after launch.
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
Transfer of Ariane 5 flight VA219 from the BAF to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, during transfer from the BAF (Final Assembly Building) to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
Transfer of Ariane 5 flight VA219 from the BAF to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, during transfer from the BAF (Final Assembly Building) to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
Transfer of Ariane 5 flight VA219 from the BAF to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, during transfer from the BAF (Final Assembly Building) to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
Transfer of Ariane 5 flight VA219 from the BAF to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, during transfer from the BAF (Final Assembly Building) to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
Transfer of Ariane 5 flight VA219 from the BAF to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, during transfer from the BAF (Final Assembly Building) to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
Transfer of Ariane 5 flight VA219 from the BAF to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, during transfer from the BAF (Final Assembly Building) to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
Transfer of Ariane 5 flight VA219 from the BAF to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, during transfer from the BAF (Final Assembly Building) to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
Transfer of Ariane 5 flight VA219 from the BAF to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, during transfer from the BAF (Final Assembly Building) to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF ready for transfer to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building) ready for transfer to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF ready for transfer to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building) ready for transfer to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF ready for transfer to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building) ready for transfer to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF ready for transfer to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building) ready for transfer to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF ready for transfer to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building) ready for transfer to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF ready for transfer to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building) ready for transfer to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF ready for transfer to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building) ready for transfer to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF ready for transfer to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building) ready for transfer to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF ready for transfer to the launch pad
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building) ready for transfer to the launch pad, on 28 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
A final view of ATV Georges Lemaître
A final view of ATV Georges Lemaître through a hatch in the payload fairing atop the Ariane 5 launcher, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 26 July 2014.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.
A final view of ATV Georges Lemaître
A final view of ATV Georges Lemaître through a hatch in the payload fairing atop the Ariane 5 launcher, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 26 July 2014.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.
Last hatch closing in the payload fairing
Last hatch closing in the payload fairing atop the Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 26 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Last hatch closing in the payload fairing
Last hatch closing in the payload fairing atop the Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 26 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 26 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 26 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 26 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
Ariane 5 in the BAF
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 26 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
RAL of Ariane 5 flight VA219
Revue Avant Lancement (RAL) of Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, in Kourou, on 26 July 2014. The RAL is the final Arianespace/ATV review before flight.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:44 UTC on 29 July (01:44 CEST; 30 July).
ATV-5 encased by rocket fairing
ATV-5 encased by rocket fairing in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 11 July 2014.

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 encased by rocket fairing
ATV-5 encased by rocket fairing in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 11 July 2014.

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 encased by rocket fairing
ATV-5 encased by rocket fairing in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 11 July 2014.

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 on Ariane 5 before encapsulation
ATV-5 on its Ariane 5 launcher in the Final Assembly Building at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, 11 July 2014.

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle,Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station. Its launch is set for 29 July 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 on Ariane 5 before encapsulation
ATV-5 on its Ariane 5 launcher in the Final Assembly Building at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, 11 July 2014.

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle,Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station. Its launch is set for 29 July 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 on Ariane 5 before encapsulation
ATV-5 on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building), on 11 July 2014.

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 integrated on Ariane 5
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is integrated on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 integrated on Ariane 5
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is integrated on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 lowered onto Ariane 5
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is integrated on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 lowered onto Ariane 5
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is integrated on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 lowered onto Ariane 5
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is integrated on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 lowered onto Ariane 5
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is integrated on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 suspended
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is hoisted into position to be lowered on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 suspended
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is hoisted into position to be lowered on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 suspended
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is hoisted into position to be lowered on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 suspended
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is hoisted into position to be lowered on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 suspended
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is hoisted into position to be lowered on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 suspended
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is hoisted into position to be lowered on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 suspended
On 26 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 is hoisted into position to be lowered on its Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher
On 25 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 was prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher
On 25 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 was prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher
On 25 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 was prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher
On 24 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 was prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Integration of the Separation and Distancing Cylinder
Integration of the Separation and Distancing Cylinder (SDC) on the Ariane 5 launcher for the spacecraft ATV-5, on 24 June 2014, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building). The SDC forms the lower part of the Separation and Distancing Module (SDM), which provides the mechanical interface with Ariane 5 and ATV’s separation and distancing from the launcher.

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Integration of the Separation and Distancing Cylinder
Integration of the Separation and Distancing Cylinder (SDC) on the Ariane 5 launcher for the spacecraft ATV-5, on 24 June 2014, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building). The SDC forms the lower part of the Separation and Distancing Module (SDM), which provides the mechanical interface with Ariane 5 and ATV’s separation and distancing from the launcher.

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Integration of the Separation and Distancing Cylinder
Integration of the Separation and Distancing Cylinder (SDC) on the Ariane 5 launcher for the spacecraft ATV-5, on 24 June 2014, in the BAF (Final Assembly Building). The SDC forms the lower part of the Separation and Distancing Module (SDM), which provides the mechanical interface with Ariane 5 and ATV’s separation and distancing from the launcher.

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher
On 24 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 was prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher
On 24 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 was prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher
On 24 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5 was prepared for integration on the Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 roll-out from the CCU3
On 24 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5, was rolled out from the CCU3 (the payload transport container) and prepared for integration with the Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 roll-out from the CCU3
On 24 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5, was rolled out from the CCU3 (the payload transport container) and prepared for integration with the Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for summer 2014 on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV-5 roll-out from the CCU3
On 24 June 2014 the spacecraft ATV-5, was rolled out from the CCU3 (the payload transport container) and prepared for integration with the Ariane 5 launcher in the BAF (Final Assembly Building).
ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for this summer on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
ATV Georges Lemaître ready for launch
Ariane 5 flight VA219, which is set to carry ATV Georges Lemaître into orbit, on the launch pad, on 29 July 2014.

ATV-5 is set to carry almost 6.6 tonnes of supplies to the International Space Station, including a record amount of dry cargo - around 2682 kg.

Launch of the fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV-5, from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, is scheduled for 23:47 UTC on 29 July (01:47 CEST; 30 July).


Images taken during the ATV-5 launch campaign.

ESA’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, Georges Lemaître, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station; its launch is set for this summer on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Rating: 4.78 /5 ( 19 votes cast)
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