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Planck is hoisted up to the Ariane 5 ECA launcher

Planck is hoisted up to the Ariane 5 ECA launcher


Date: 23 April 2009
Satellite: Planck
Depicts: Hoisting of the Planck spacecraft up to the launcher
Location: Final assembly building (BAF), CSG, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique Vidéo du CSG - P. Baudon

The Planck spacecraft, with the launcher adapter ring integrated to the base of its service module, is lifted up inside the final assembly building (Bâtiment d'Assemblage Final, or BAF) for mating of the spacecraft on top of the Ariane 5 ECA launcher in the adjacent high hall.

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31-Jul-2021 21:23 UT

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