A year before the ATV programme came to an end, we made some videos featuring our favourite spacecraft.

With valuable help from ESTEC’s cameraman intern, videos were shot and edited in the style of “10 things you didn’t know about ATV” – but only four were released and only after the final mission of ATV Georges Lemaître.

They have been online for over a month with commenters on YouTube asking why they were only released now. Well, busy times working on ESA astronaut missions with Alexander Gerst and Samantha Cristoforetti, as well as Rosetta and a shortened mission for ATV-5, made the video-release date slip until now.

Even this blog entry is a month late, and we even missed the ATV blog archiving deadline…! But enough excuses… here are the videos: