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Engineers in the LEAF facility working on the CHEOPS satellite

Engineers in the LEAF facility working on the CHEOPS satellite


Date: 07 September 2018
Satellite: CHEOPS
Location: European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, the Netherlands
Copyright: ESA–G. Porter

During acoustic noise testing, the mechanical response of the CHEOPS satellite to the sound pressure of launch was recorded using accelerometers fitted to the spacecraft structure. This image shows the scale of the Large European Acoustic Facility (LEAF) at ESA's technical centre in the Netherlands, which is the largest test chamber of its kind in Europe.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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