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Solar Orbiter - structural and thermal model

Solar Orbiter - structural and thermal model


Date: 25 February 2015
Satellite: Solar Orbiter
Copyright: Airbus Defence and Space 2015

The structural and thermal model (STM) of the Solar Orbiter spacecraft, pictured in March 2015 at the Stevenage premises of prime contractor Airbus Defense and Space.

Solar Orbiter will carry a suite of 10 instruments. The anvil-shaped structure on the right-hand side of the model is the STM of the SoloHI instrument, a wide-field heliospheric imager provided by NASA.

This photo shows the model without the heat shield mounted.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
23-May-2024 02:45 UT

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