Loading of Planck on the Antonov 124
Date: 26 March 2008
Depicts: Antonov 124 cargo aircraft
Location: Nice-Cote d'Azur airport, France
The Planck transport & storage container is loaded on to the Antonov 124 cargo aircraft at Nice airport that takes it to the Amsterdam airport. From there the container with the Planck flight model spacecraft is transported by truck to ESTEC, Noordwijk, where the spacecraft will undergo fine balance testing inside the Large Space Simulator (LSS).
Last Update: 1 September 2019