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Planck FM#1 at Centre Spatial de Liège

Planck FM#1 at Centre Spatial de Liège

2 March 2006

The Planck Flight Model #1 spacecraft is currently at Centre Spatial de Liège, where it will undergo thermal balance testing.

Planck Flight Model #1 about to enter the FOCAL-5 test chamber at Centre Spatial de Liège in Belgium

During the last weekend of February, electrical maintenance with power break had to take place at the centre's test facility, meaning a temporary loss of airco and clean room environment guarantee. The spacecraft was therefore placed inside the FOCAL-5 test chamber to preserve it from risk of contamination.


Last Update: 1 September 2019
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