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Convoy from Cannes - ExoMars hits the road

Date: 17 December 2015
Satellite: ExoMars 2016
Depicts: Outside Thales Alenia Space premises in Cannes, France
Copyright: Thales Alenia Space

The convoi exceptionnel carrying the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter, Schiaparelli, and ground equipment, departing the Thales Alenia Space premies in Cannes (France) for Turin-Caselle airport (Italy), their departure point for Baikonur.

Launch of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter and Schiaparelli, on a Russian Proton rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome, is scheduled for 14 March, at the start of a launch window that remains open until 25 March.

 


Last Update: 21 December 2015

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