Airbus Defence and Space

MANNED SPACE MISSIONS

In a few short decades, space has moved from the realm of fantasy into science fact, and is proving to be as awe-inspiring and rich with potential as anything imagined by science fiction.

From Spacelab to Columbus and the ATV for the International Space Station, Airbus Defence and Space has always played a significant role in the major successes associated with European manned spaceflight. And the future, too, is ripe with opportunity and challenge.

 

  • MPCV-ESM

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  • Atmospheric re-entry systems: ensuring safe landing

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  • DMS-R

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  • Columbus: the European Space laboratory

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  • ATV (Automated Transfer Vehicle)

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  • Experimental facilities for scientific use

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  • Robotic systems for the International Space Station

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  • ISS: use and operation

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