February 21, 2014

Solar Wing Test

Before Sentinel-1 is shipped to Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana for launch, it has spent a couple of months going through a last round of tests at Thales Alenia Space in Cannes, France. These tests included carefully unfolding the two 10 m-long solar wings.

Credit: Thales

[ Read the Article: Sentinel-1 Unfolds Its Wings ]

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