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LISA Pathfinder: preparing for fuelling

LISA Pathfinder: preparing for fuelling


Date: 03 November 2015
Satellite: LISA Pathfinder
Location: S5B building, Centre Spatial Guyanais, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique Vidéo du CSG - P. Baudon

LISA Pathfinder spacecraft composite prior to filling the propulsion module with propellant.

This phase of launch preparation is particularly dangerous because the propellant is toxic, and there is also a risk of explosion, so it is carried out in a dedicated building, S5B, at the Centre Spatial Guyanais in Kourou, French Guiana.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
7-Jul-2022 04:33 UT

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