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Rosetta thermal testing

Rosetta thermal testing

Date: 07 February 2002
Satellite: Rosetta
Location: Large Space Simulator (LSS), ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Copyright: ESA/A.Van Der Geest

The photo shows the Rosetta spacecraft in preparation for thermal testing in the Large Space Simulator at ESA's ESTEC facility, The Netherlands.

The spacecraft is covered in thermal blanket insulation, and the small white rectangular features on the near side are the radiating louvres.

The lander, Philae, can be seen at the top of the spacecraft.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
24-Apr-2024 13:24 UT

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