View Full Version : First Ever In-Flight Refueling for ISS Set for Mid-May

2011-Mar-31, 08:00 PM
ESA’s Automated Transfer Vehicle Johannes Kepler is more than just a cargo carrier for the International Space Station, it is also an on-orbit refueling station and orbit booster. On May 17-19, 2011 the Kepler ATV is scheduled to conduct the first refueling of the ISS, as it will transfer about 850.6 liters (225 gallons) of [...]

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