Ariane 5 ES
Johannes Kepler ATV (ATV-002)

Ariane 5 ES | Johannes Kepler ATV (ATV-002)

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 ES Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 ES rocket as part of the Johannes Kepler ATV (ATV-002) mission. The launch window for the Resupply mission was on Wed, Feb 16th, 2011, 4:50 PM from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 ES and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Johannes Kepler ATV (ATV-002)

ATV-2 is the Automated Transfer Vehicle operated by the European Space Agency (ESA) to resupply the international space station (ISS) with propellant, water, air and dry cargo. After 8 days in orbit it docked to the ISS on 24th February 2011.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 ES

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