Herschel spacecraft rests in the container chassis
Date: 13 February 2009
Depicts: Spacecraft on container bed
Location: Cleanroom of S1B building, CSG, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique Vidéo du CSG
Thee Herschel spacecraft rests on the transport container chassis after the container was opened at the Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou.
Herschel was flown by Antonov cargo airplane from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, The Netherlands, to Rochambeau airport, French Guiana, arriving in the early hours of the morning of 12 February 2009. It was then transported by road to CSG where it was prepared for launch.
Last Update: 1 September 2019