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Helium filling preparations

Helium filling preparations

Date: 03 March 2009
Satellite: Planck
Depicts: The helium supply cylinders
Location: Cleanroom of S1B building, CSG, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA

In preparation for the Planck filling activities with ³He and 4He, the necessary pressurisation equipment was placed in the S1B cleanroom. The dilution cooler on the Planck spacecraft will use the ³He and 4He to maintain the detectors of the HFI instrument at the operational temperatures of 0.1 K.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
6-Dec-2023 08:01 UT

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