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Protective Cover Removal

Protective Cover Removal

Date: 16 February 2004
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Activities during second launch campaign
Location: Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA

Many experiments have covers which protect delicate sensors against damage after the instrument is installed on the spacecraft. These covers are removed as close to the launch date as possible, to ensure that the detectors are in optimal condition at the time of the launch.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
30-Jan-2023 17:12 UT

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