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Preparing for Transport

Preparing for Transport


Date: 18 April 2008
Satellite: Planck
Depicts: Wrapping of payload module before transport
Location: Cleanroom at ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Copyright: ESA

Friday, 18 April 2008, the payload module of the Planck spacecraft was wrapped inside a protective textile cover as part of the preparations for the spacecraft's transport on Monday 21 April. 

This image shows the wrapping of the upper part of the payload module with the telescope and baffle. The lower part of the payload module is already wrapped (just outside this view on the right).

Last Update: 1 September 2019
10-Jul-2020 11:14 UT

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