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First LISA Pathfinder Flight Unit Ready for Delivery on 8 February

First LISA Pathfinder Flight Unit Ready for Delivery on 8 February

1 February 2007

The first flight units for the LISA Pathfinder program are imminently nearing completion. All three Digital Sun Sensor's (DSS) have now completed manufacture and are currently undergoing final testing at supplier Galileo Avionica.

LISA Pathfinder Flight Model DSS including removable alignment cube

A significant target has been achieved with the first flight unit having successfully completed all environmental testing. Its final testing is due to complete on 2 February with the unit scheduled to be ready for delivery on 8 February.

Testing of the second and third flight units is also well underway with all units ready for delivery to Astrium UK by 2 March.

Delivery of these units in around one month signals a major milestone for the LISA Pathfinder program and one of many flight unit deliveries due in the coming months.


LISA Pathfinder FM DSS undergoing final testing


 

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