‘Albert’ in final preparation phase
Loading late cargo is a finely calculated operation
Perfect docking with the ISS
A look at just some of the many and varied items travelling to the ISS
Preventing the Space Station from plunging into the atmosphere …
Handling more than seven tonnes of propellant is a physically demanding job that requires specialist expertise
Flight 181 is the 37th Ariane 5 launch and the first in 2008. An A5 ES will be used for this flight, intermediary in the Ariane 5 range.