The background article in ESA’s Spacecraft Operations site has been updated with the latest mission operation facts & figures provided by Alberto Novelli, ESA’s ISS Operations Manager based at the Agency’s ESTEC establishment in the Netherlands.

ROLE ISS resupply & reboost
LAUNCH DATE 15 February 2011
LAUNCHER/LOCATION Ariane 5/Kourou, French Guiana
LAUNCH MASS 10 470 kg (empty) | 20 050 kg (launch mass)
ORBIT Transfer and phasing to dock with ISS
++ ATV is the first vessel to dock automatically with the ISS
and is the largest ISS supply vessel ++

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