The Centre Spatial Guyanais

Our hotel in Kourou.

CSG headquarters at the Centre Technique, with a full scale mockup of Ariane 5.

The Jupiter control center at the Centre Technique.

28 Oct, Jupiter auditorium: preparing for the briefing.

28 Oct, Jupiter auditorium: Noah Samara describes his vision while MM. Ximenez of ESA and Luton of Arianespace look on.

View of the control room at about 1 hour to launch.

In the minutes following the launch, members of the team don T-shirts celebrating October's three launches..

.. and at the post-launch party, Noah Samara of Worldspace lights a cigar.