Ariane 5 ES Launches Europe’s Last ATV Cargo Mission to ISS

KOUROU, French Guiana — An Ariane 5 ES launch vehicle lifted Europe’s fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-5) to low Earth orbit July 29, sending the 20,000-kg (44,000-lb) cargo tug loaded with fuel, food, water and supplies on its final mission to the International Space Station (ISS)...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.