Following 24-hour delay for the launch of Aeolus because of winds, everything looks good for the launch today at 23:20 CEST.

Some of the team in Kourou, (ESA)

With Aeolus ‘switched on’, teams at ESA’s European Spacecraft Operations Centre in Germany and teams at the launch site in Kourou are in position for liftoff.

Getting ready in ESOC. (ESA)