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Jules Verne Boosts ISS into Higher Orbit

by on Jun.20, 2008, under Near Earth

Jules Vern ATV

The Jules Verne Automatic Transfer Vehicle (ATV) has successfully boosted the International Space Station (ISS) into a higher orbit. In a record 20-minute burn, the 330-ton ISS was boosted by around 4.5 miles to an altitude of around 215 miles. The European Space Agency’s (ESA) ATV performed a similar manoeuvre on 25-Apr. Speaking at the […]

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Jules Verne Docks with the ISS

by on Apr.09, 2008, under Near Earth

Jules Vern ATV

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Jules Verne Automatic Transfer Vehicle (ATV) has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS). The 19-ton unmanned ATV connected to the end of the Russian Zvezda module on the ISS at 14:45 GMT. Docking was completed at 14:52 GMT. “The docking of the ATV is a new and spectacular […]

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