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CHEOPS satellite arrived in Guyana on an Antonvo cargo plane
The launch will take place in mid-December
CHEOPS (CHaracterising ExOPlanet Satellite), built by Airbus in Madrid was loaded into the freighter aircraft that flew it last Wednesday to Kourou, French Guyana. After arrival, the spacecraft is prepared for its launch in mid-December on a Soyuz launcher. Airbus will take charge of the satellite’s Launch and Early Orbit Phase operations as well as the In Orbit Commissioning, after which, the sp...
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