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Shipment of Primary Mirror

Shipment of Primary Mirror

Date: 29 June 2004
Satellite: Herschel
Copyright: VESA Mörskv

The transport of the giant Herschel primary mirror from Toulouse to Turku in Finland (where the telescope underwent polishing of its optical surface) had to be carried out using a Beluga aircraft borrowed from Airbus.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
15-Jul-2024 02:36 UT

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