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Pyrotechnic and 24 bangs: The sunshield deployment (video)

17 Oct 2013, 12:45 UTC
Pyrotechnic and 24 bangs: The sunshield deployment (video)
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You may have read Pyrotechnic and 24 bangs (in our Gaia blog), posted earlier this week, explaining the complex testing of Gaia's sunshield and solar array; the shield is vital to maintain the thermal stability of the telescope.
Now, you can watch the video, too!

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