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Lifting the Herschel FM from its Container

Lifting the Herschel FM from its Container

Date: 06 January 2008
Satellite: Herschel
Depicts: Flight Model spacecraft
Location: Cleanroom at ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Copyright: ESA

The Herschel Flight Model spacecraft hangs form a crane while its transport container is being rolled out of the room. Clearly visible is the inner part of the spacecraft's Service Module with two small helium tanks (silver spheres) and the two star trackers (at centre, with orange caps).
Last Update: 1 September 2019
27-Jan-2023 14:12 UT

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