ATV-3 Approaches a Station

ATV-3 Approaches a Station

In this print taken from a International Space Station, a European Space Agency’s Automated Transfer Vehicle-3 (ATV-3) is seen on proceed for docking. The unmanned load booster docked to a space hire during 6:31 p.m. EDT on Mar 28, 2012.

The ATV-3 delivered 220 pounds of oxygen, 628 pounds of water, 4.5 tons of diesel and scarcely 2.5 tons of dry cargo. Among other items, a hire organisation perceived examination hardware, gangling parts, food and clothing.

The six-member Expedition 30 organisation practiced a nap report to accommodate a ATV-3 docking. The organisation stayed adult late to guard a proceed and docking.

Image Credit: NASA