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Side view of the CHEOPS spacecraft platform

Date: 31 March 2017
Satellite: CHEOPS
Copyright: ADS–Spain

This view shows the CHEOPS spacecraft platform standing upright and viewed side-on. At the base of the spacecraft a hexagonal-shaped platform is enclosed by shiny side-panels. Inside the closed hexagonal cavity, the propulsion module is mounted on the base and hardware units are mounted on the inside face of each panel. One side panel supports the reaction wheels, another supports the battery, and others support electronics units and radio transceivers.


Last Update: 04 August 2017

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