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Payload data ground segment go for launch!

5 Feb 2016, 09:48 UTC
Payload data ground segment go for launch!
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GREEN LIGHT for Launch!!The Sentinel-3 Payload Data Ground Segment (PDGS) team had the traditional pre-launch meeting at ESA's centre for Earth observation (ESRIN) on 4 February, after which the team gathered for a photo.
Sentinel-3 PDGS team. (ESA)
During the briefing, each team member confirmed the status of their specific system and area of responsibility, and all confirmed readiness for launch and commissioning phases.
Alessandra Buongiorno, ESA Sentinel-3 PDGS Operations Manager, stated "GREEN LIGHT for Launch!!".
The PDGS is GO for launch!
For information about our Sentinel-3 mission visit www.esa.int/sentinel-3

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