Aeolus teams ready for space17 August 2018
Aeolus teams ready for space17 August 2018 The teams responsible for flying the Aeolus satellite completed a pre-launch ‘dress rehearsal’ at ESA’s ESOC operations centre in Darmstadt today, the last major step in getting ready for next Tuesday’s liftoff.
Aeolus in launch tower14 August 2018
Aeolus in launch tower14 August 2018 ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite is poised for liftoff from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. This latest Earth Explorer satellite has been at the launch site since early July being readied for its ride into space on 21 August at 21:20 GMT (23:2...
Aeolus sealed from view09 August 2018
Aeolus sealed from view09 August 2018 As preparations for the launch of ESA’s latest Earth Explorer continue on track, the team at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana has bid farewell to the Aeolus satellite as it was sealed from view in its Vega rocket fairing. Liftoff is set for 21 Augu...
Wind satellite fuelled for flight02 August 2018
Wind satellite fuelled for flight02 August 2018 With liftoff less than three weeks away, ESA’s Aeolus satellite has been fuelled and is almost ready to be sealed within its Vega rocket fairing.
Aeolus — preparing to fly the wind mission 24 July 2018
Aeolus — preparing to fly the wind mission 24 July 2018 The launch of Aeolus — ESA’s mission to map Earth’s wind in real-time — is getting tantalisingly close, with the satellite due for lift-off on 21 August from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. With the wind in their sails, mission teams are...
Full steam ahead for Aeolus launch 06 July 2018
Full steam ahead for Aeolus launch 06 July 2018 Having set sail from France on 15 June - Global Wind Day, ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite has arrived safe and sound at the launch site in French Guiana.