ATV-3 – From Construction to Launchpad

Ever wondered about ATV Edoardo Amaldi’s journey so far? This short video shows its construction at EADS Astrium in Bremen, Germany all the way to the pre-launch preparations in Europe’s Spaceport, CNES, in French Guiana. ATV-3 is due for launch on 23 March 2012 at 05.34 CET, and it will carry a record load of over 7 tonnes into orbit.

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