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Fit-check of launch adapter for Herschel

Fit-check of launch adapter for Herschel


Date: 11 March 2009
Satellite: Herschel
Depicts: Preparations for the fit-check of the launch adapter for Herschel
Location: S1B clean room, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA

As part of the preparations for launch the Herschel spacecraft is readied to be manoeuvred onto the Ariane 5 ECA launch adapter in order to perform a 'fit check'. The spacecraft will be installed on the launch adapter once all of the pre-launch checks have been completed in the S1B clean room, and prior to moving the spacecraft to S5B for hydrazine fuelling.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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