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Solar Orbiter in space simulation chamber

Solar Orbiter in space simulation chamber


Date: 29 November 2018
Satellite: Solar Orbiter
Location: IABG test facilities in Ottobrunn, Germany
Copyright: ESA/Airbus/IABG; K. Arndt

The Solar Orbiter spacecraft in the WSA/TVA (Weltraumsimulationsanlage/Thermovakuumanlage) space simulation chamber at the IABG facility in Ottobrunn, Germany.

The spacecraft has successfully completed its thermal-vacuum tests in December 2018.

Solar Orbiter is an ESA-led mission with strong NASA participation. Airbus Defence and Space UK is the prime contractor.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
10-Jul-2020 11:19 UT

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