Cargo Ship

Europe’s Automated Transfer Vehicle, caught on camera as it approaches the Space Station.

(Tony Reichhardt)

Here’s a photo of Europe’s Edoardo Amaldi Automated Transfer Vehicle, about to dock with Space Station last night. 

And here’s a quick video of the approach, with thrusters firing:

Video: NASA/ISS Expedition 30 Crew
About Don Pettit
Don Pettit

NASA astronaut Don Pettit is an engineer by schooling, a scientist by profession, and an explorer by heart. He trains to fly in space and on occasion, finds himself in orbit. Don blogged for Air & Space during his stay on the International Space Station in 2011-2012.

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