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IRIS Catches Thruster Jets in Action

IRIS Catches Thruster Jets in Action


Date: 10 December 2000
Satellite: XMM
Depicts: Plume of expelled gas, 11 December 16:47 CET
Copyright: ESA

This picture, obtained with the IRIS camera was taken some 56 minutes after the completion of the Perigee Raise Manoevres on December 11 at 16:47 CET. The expelled gas can still be seen as a cloud around the spacecraft.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
3-Dec-2021 17:12 UT

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