The air conditioning extension to take the excess heat from the projectors
Enabling & Support

New CDF Nears Completion

22/12/2007 182 views 0 likes
ESA / Enabling & Support / Space Engineering & Technology / CDF

The installation of an auxiliary air-conditioning system for the projection room was the last major structural work carried out to the building, prior to the implementation of the new CDF.

Installation of the computer equipment progresses
Installation of the computer equipment progresses

With each seat requiring computers, monitors, microphones, cameras and a host of ancillary equipment, the wiring required specialist installation.

Wall screens used to display additional information
Wall screens used to display additional information

Screens on the walls of the CDF can be used to display additional information such as action lists or configuration drawings to support the design activity of the team.

Smartboard arrives
Smartboard arrives

The custom made Smartboard was the final major item required to allow the completion of the Design Wall. Once delivered, it was quickly installed and calibrated.

Cross Scale meeting in Project Design Room
Cross Scale meeting in Project Design Room

Despite the work going on in the New CDF, the facilities offered made it a good place to hold a pre-session meeting with the Cross Scale Study customer (Cosmic Vision programme).