Aeolus arrives at Kourou… by ship – Satellite News Digest

Having set sail from France on 15 June, 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.

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