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Planck Spacecraft Build-up

Date: 04 February 2009
Satellite: Planck
Depicts: Payload cooling system and spacecraft build-up
Copyright: ESA/AOES Medialab

From top left to bottom right, the image shows the detailed build-up of the Planck cooling system and the main spacecraft components, from close up at the focal plane out to the entire spacecraft with its telescope, baffle and service module.

The animation showing Planck's build-up, from which the above stills were taken, is available under the related videos in the right-hand navigation.


Last Update: 04 February 2009

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