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Gaia being placed in the launcher fairing

Gaia being placed in the launcher fairing

Date: 11 December 2013
Satellite: Gaia
Location: S3 building, Centre Spatial Guyanais, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA - M. Pédoussaut

The Gaia spacecraft is positioned inside the Soyuz fairing, in preparation for the 19 December 2013 launch. The spacecraft (orange) was attached to the vehicle adapter (yellow) before being installed in the fairing. Launch is scheduled for 9:12:19 GMT (10:12:19 CET) on 19 December 2013.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
7-Jul-2022 06:40 UT

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