Herschel clears final hurdle01/05/2010 - 16:23
The cover which protected Herschel's instruments has finally been removed - the last step before observations can begin.
Herschel spacecraft and instruments successfully checked out.01/05/2010 - 16:24
After 25 days, the mission is proceeding well.
Herschel at the Science Museum01/05/2010 - 16:24
A model of the Herschel satellite has been on display in the Science museum, along with a few Herschel scientists to explain what can be expected!
SPIRE - the coldest place in space!18/04/2010 - 16:51
At just 0.29 degrees above absolute zero, the SPIRE detectors are currently the coldest place in space.
Scientists and Engineers talk - what Herschel and Planck mean to them12/04/2010 - 15:46
Some of the scientists and engineers involved with Herschel express their thoughts at the Herschel/Planck launch party.
First in-flight tests of the SPIRE instrument01/05/2010 - 16:27
The first in-flight test of the SPIRE instrument are successful.
Launch! (Press release)12/04/2010 - 13:52
Herschel has successfully launched from Korou Space Centre, French Guiana, along with its sister-mission, Planck.
Herschel and Planck launch party!01/05/2010 - 16:29
Videos and pictures from the Herschel and Planck launch party held in Cardiff.
The doors have opened.01/05/2010 - 16:30
The doors of the spacecraft integration building were opened on the night of 12th-13th May, ready for rolling the launcher out to the launch site.
Last ever view of Herschel.01/05/2010 - 16:31
The last views of Herschel before the nose cone of the Ariane 5 rocket was lowered into place.
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