Latest launch status update from Kourou


– SPIRE LL verified to be latched with DVM measurement on Tuesday,  5th May 2009.
– Herschel cryostat filling level will be maintained inside BAF (ongoing)
– Herschel / Planck Launch Countdown “Dress Rehearsal” successfully completed on Thursday, 7th May 2009 !!!
– HIFI LOU and LOU baffle nitrogen purge will be removed on Saturday, 9th May 2009.
– Fairing integration scheduled for Sunday, 10th May 2009.
– Launcher roll-out to launch pad on Wednesday, 13th May 2009.
– Herschel / Planck Launch on Thursday, 14 May 2009 @13:12:00 (UTC)


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