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GOCE mated to the Breeze Upper Stage
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- Title GOCE mated to the Breeze Upper Stage
- Released 06/03/2009 2:44 pm
- Copyright ESA, 2009
The 'Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer' (GOCE) is due to be placed in a low altitude orbit by a Russian Rockot vehicle 16 March 2009, from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Northern Russia, where it is currently undergoing final checks.
On 5 March, the GOCE satellite was mated to the Breeze Upper Stage.