UPDATE: The ATV launched successfully and is now on its way to the ISS, and we’ve switched out the live feed with a video replay. It will take about 6 days for the ATV 3 to rendezvous with the ISS and docking will take place on March 28th at 10:34PM UTC (06:34PM EDT).
The new ATV Edoardo Amaldi launched on its mission to the International Space Station early March 23/late March 22 at 4:34 UTC, (12:34 am EDT on the 24th). Europe’s third Automated Transfer Vehicle was launched on an Ariane 5 from the Spaceport in French Guiana to bring 7 tons of supplies to the space station.
Below is a short video shows the latest ATV’s construction all the way to the pre-launch preparations.
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6 Replies to “Watch the ATV Launch Live”
Anyone else notice everyone inside Jupiter are old men? 😛
For those who prefer sleeping to rocket spotting, here’s a video :
Why was the audio almost unhearable? Anyone else have this issue?
Thanks for posting this link Nancy.. wuz able to watch the launch live! I like!
Count down in French … The guidance computer must have been programed to “retreat” from its launch site.
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