ESA’s Charlotte Beskow, working on console with the ATV-5 Engineering Support Team, just sent this in.

The final hours…

What can be done, has been done.

The day shift has been on console since this morning, and the night shift has reappeared in the control room to follow the final hours. Most people are carrying cameras, 100% conscious of the fact that today will never be repeated.

Right now the word ‘never’ has a special ring to it.

– CB