• John O’Sullivan
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


European astronauts have travelled to the ISS in two types of spacecraft: the American Space Shuttle and the Russian Soyuz. They have been resupplied on board the station by payload in the Italian-built Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules (MPLM) carried aboard Shuttles and also by a variety of unmanned vehicles – the Russian Progress, the European ATV, the Japanese HTV, and the SpaceX commercial Dragon spacecraft.


Space Shuttle Unmanned Vehicle Descent Module Orbiter Vehicle Transfer Vehicle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John O’Sullivan
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  1. 1.County CorkIreland

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