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Mating of Planck’s service and payload modules
- Title Mating of Planck’s service and payload modules
- Released 27/02/2009 6:21 pm
- Copyright Thales/ESA - Serge Henri
A photo showing the mating of Planck’s service module with the payload module hosting the scientific instruments.
This delicate process took place in the clean environment at the Thales facility in Cannes, marking the start of 18 month process of preparing the spacecraft for launch.
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