The ATV-5 will deliver more than six tonnes of cargo to the Station, again breaking the record for the heaviest spacecraft launched on Ariane. Everything has been loaded and the ferry is now sealed until it reaches the orbital outpost.
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ATV-5 on its Ariane 5 launcher in the Final Assembly Building.
An ATV technician loading cargo into the cargo hold through the main hatch.
The red protective cover is in place over the hatch.
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