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Vibration test of the CHEOPS satellite: longitudinal shaking

Vibration test of the CHEOPS satellite: longitudinal shaking

Date: 31 August 2018
Copyright: ESA/Airbus/RUAG

The CHEOPS satellite is mounted on a longitudinal shaker that forces it to vibrate at different frequencies. At the beginning of the test, performed at RUAG Space in Zurich, Switzerland, low-frequency sine-wave vibrations of 5 Hz are applied. As the test progresses, a sweep, using sine waves of increasing frequency, is performed up to the maximum of 100 Hz.
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