S2 - 03. KOUROU STATION, GATEWAY TO THE STARS
Director(s): Nicolas CENNAC – Writer(s): Serge BRUNIER, Bruno BUCHER Contact Print page
Each year more than two dozen satellites are being launched. At the foot of the impressive Ariane 5 boosters, Serge Brunier observes the final launch preparations - a well-rehearsed performance involving over 1000 space centre engineers who multiply security checks and technical controls in order to meet this daunting technological feat: escaping the Earth's gravity.
AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING: original French version only.