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Gaia is hoisted to the top of the Soyuz launcher (1 of 6)

Gaia is hoisted to the top of the Soyuz launcher (1 of 6)


Date: 13 December 2013
Satellite: Gaia
Location: Soyuz launch pad, Centre Spatial Guyanais, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique Vidéo du CSG - S. Martin

The Gaia spacecraft - mated with the Fregat stage and enclosed by the fairing - is hoisted to the top of the Soyuz launcher, standing inside the 53-metre tall mobile gantry at the launch pad.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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