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Transfer of Herschel to the transport container

Transfer of Herschel to the transport container

Date: 28 January 2009
Satellite: Herschel
Depicts: Handling of flight model spacecraft with overhead crane
Location: Cleanroom at ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Copyright: ESA

On Thursday 29 January 2009, the first activities for the forthcoming transport and shipment of the Herschel spacecraft to Kourou were performed with the securing of Herschel onto the lower part of its transport container.

This image shows Herschel during the transfer from its multi-purpose trolley (in the background, on the right) to the lower part of the transport container (in the background, on the left).

Last Update: 1 September 2019
24-Jun-2024 00:50 UT

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