www.eurockot.com, 11/24/2017


Sentinel-3A and Adapter maiting with the Breeze Upper Stage

After having been installed on the launch vehicle adapter the day before the spacecraft together with the adapter has undergone electrical check-outs.

Today the spacecraft and adapter stack was first installed on the dolly with the help of the crane with the lifting beam. After that the dolly with the stack was brought from the spacecraft processing room to the Upper Stage processing room. Later on the spacecraft "sitting" on the adapter was successfully mated to the Upper Stage.

Sentinel-3A and Adapter mating with Breeze US

Sentinel-3A and Adapter mating with Breeze US