Hoisting of Planck up to LSS
Location: Cleanroom at ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
This sped-up movie shows the Planck spacecraft as it is being hoisted up to the entrance level of the Large Space Simulator (LSS). Inside the LSS the flight model spacecraft undergoes, over the course of several days, a fine balancing test. After the placement in the LSS on Wednesday, 2 April, the test activities started on 3 April.