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Herschel separates from upper stage
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Herschel separates from upper stage

March 5, 2009
About 0.5 hours after launch, Herschel separates from the launcher upper stage (a couple of minutes before Planck) and starts its cruise to L2 (the second Lagrangian point), situated at about 1.5 million kilometres from Earth.



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