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ATV-4 Undocking

2013-10-28

NASA

NASA

ISS037-E-021218 (28 Oct. 2013) --- The European Space Agency’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-4), also known as the “Albert Einstein,” begins its relative separation from the International Space Station during the Expedition 37 mission. The ATV-4 undocked from the aft port of the Zvezda Service Module at 4:55 a.m. (EDT) Oct. 28, 2013. The ATV, filled with trash and unneeded items, is scheduled to be sent into Earth’s atmosphere for a planned destructive re-entry over an uninhabited area of the south Pacific Ocean on Nov. 2.

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  • Title: ATV-4 Undocking
  • Date Created: 2013-10-28
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: mgwhite

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