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Gaia's 'eyes' and 'brain' pass tests

23/11/2010

Gaia's 'eyes' and 'brain' pass tests

  • Categoría Astronomía
  • Another milestone in the development of ESA's Gaia spacecraft has been passed with the successful conclusion of two parallel test programmes during October. These tests demonstrated that Gaia's focal plane assembly (FPA) - the 'eyes' of the spacecraft - is structurally and functionally fit for flight.
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