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).

Provider Arianespace
Vehicle Vega
Launch Date
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Launch Time 9:21 PM (UTC)
Launch Time (Pad)
01:21 AM (UTC+4)
Location ELV, Guiana Space Centre
French Guiana