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ESA's Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) was launched by Ariane V80 on Nov 17th, 1995. This video gives a summary of the construction, launch and operation of this astronomical satellite.
Arranged as follows: speech by Mr. Xavier Picard, director External Relations, Arianespace; live broadcast from Kourou, French Guiana of launch window, operations room; graphic sequence to show flight path required for satellite deployment, graphics of CSG Kourou, pre-launch assembly, telecommunications link to receive data from ISO, flight information (launcher specifications), ISO specifications, description of satellite's orbit; Arianespace corporate clip; summary of the ISO launch campaign, a description of launch operations, description of ISO's workings by David Dale, Mission Director; operations centre; animation clip to show the objective of ISO (with images from previous astronomical missions), animation of the way in which ISO will work; various shots of launcher assembly; cleanroom footage including an interview wit