Part of the European Space Agency's Living Planet Programme, Aeolus will provide meteorologists with wind-profile data. The satellite will operate from Sun-synchronous orbit.

The launch date was Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:21 PM (UTC).

Launch Date
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Launch Time
9:21 PM (UTC)
Launch Time (Pad)
06:21 PM (UTC-3)
Location ELV
Guiana Space Centre
French Guiana
COSPAR ID 2018-066

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