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Envisat Transport Rushes - Schiphol 3
- Title Envisat Transport Rushes - Schiphol 3
- Language International Sound
- Footage Type
- Copyright ESA
In May 2001, having finished its testing at ESTEC, the Envisat satellite began was packed up and began its journey to French Guayana in preparation for its launch on Ariane 5. The satellite had to be split and transported in two large containers: a Payload Module container and a Service Module container. The satellite was shipped to Kourou, the European Space Port in French Guyana, on 15 May on Board an Antonov 124.
These Rushes were filmed at Schiphol airport and feature the Antonov aircraft with the Envisat PLM and SM already onboard.
10:00:00 WA Antonov on tarmac with nose open and Envisat PLM and SM on board
10:36:37 Nose closing of the Antonov
10:37:45 WA Antonov sat on tarmac with nose closed