The world’s most daunting parking job..

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A nice BBC News article on the mechanics of getting Herschel and Planck to the second Lagrangian point (L2) where the two satellites will be finally positioned and an overview of the European Science Operations Center in Darmstadt, where Herschel will be controlled from:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8040073.stm

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