Final view of the Herschel mirror
Date: 10 May 2009
Satellite: Herschel, Planck
Depicts: Herschel mirror
Location: Final assembly building (BAF), CSG, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA-CNES-Arianespace / Optique Vidéo du CSG - P Baudon
This is one of the last views of the Herschel mirror on Earth. The protective foil that is usually in place to protect the contamination sensitive mirror has been removed just before the fairing is lowered into place.
Last Update: 1 September 2019