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Swarm on the launch pad

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Posted 18 November 2013 - 06:15 PM

Swarm on the launch pad


www.esa.int said:

18 November 2013 Preparations for Friday’s launch of ESA’s magnetic explorer have reached an important milestone – the constellation is now in the Plesetsk launch tower.

The team in northern Russia said farewell to the three Swarm satellites at the weekend as they sealed them from view within the rocket’s fairing, which protects them from the rigours of launch.

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