Minimize eoPortal News

Full steam ahead for Aeolus launch

06 July 2018

Web Content Image

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.

While almost all satellites travel by aircraft, Aeolus' journey was rather different – it travelled all the way across the Atlantic from Saint Nazare, western France to the Port of Cayenne, French Guiana by ship.

Source: ESA

Image credit: ESA - Aeolus arrives

Related Missions:


Minimize Newsletter Subscribe

It`s one of the most convenient ways to stay up to date with the most important Earth Observation news from around the world.