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Removing the protective foil from the Herschel telescope

Removing the protective foil from the Herschel telescope


Date: 10 May 2009
Satellite: Herschel and Planck
Depicts: Removal of telescope protection foil
Location: Final assembly building (BAF), CSG, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique Vidéo du CSG - P. Baudon

This image, taken on 10 May, shows the protective foil that is usually in place to protect the mirror being raised from the telescope structure and removed just before the fairing is lowered into place.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
20-Jan-2021 11:04 UT

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