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Radio Frequency Qualification Model Test Preparations
13 February 2006The Radio Frequency Qualification Model (RFQM) of Planck is being prepared in the Compact Antenna Test Range of Alcatel Alenia Space in Cannes, France.
Assembly of the Planck Proto-flight Model
30 November 2005The assembly of the Planck Proto-flight Model has been completed in AAS-F in Cannes. The two main modules constituting the satellite: the payload module and the service module were joined together for the first time last week.
Herschel Structural and Thermal Qualification Model
30 November 2005The assembly of the Herschel Structural and Thermal Qualification model has been completed in ESTEC. The two main modules constituting the satellite: the payload module and the service module were joined together for the first time last week.
Installation for Space Simulator Test
21 September 2005Preparations for the upcoming test of the Herschel payload module in the large space simulator at ESTEC are well underway, with the installation of the module in the test facility.
Planck Qualification Model
21 September 2005The Planck Qualification Model is being tested at the Centre Spatial de Liège, where it currently resides in the thermal vacuum chamber.
Herschel Cryotank
29 August 2005Preparations for the testing of the Payload Module in the Large Solar Simulator are continuing. The PLM will eventually house all the instruments and the cryogenic tank for cooling the detector plane to a few Kelvin.
Herschel Payload Module Test Campaign
17 August 2005The next stage in the development of the Herschel mission, the testing of the payload module, has begun.
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