SYNOPSIS: installation in the Climatic chamber for hot and cold operation tests. This is to?
M.L.S. PROSPERO satellite being installed in climatic chamber.
M.S. Pan from technician to PROSPERO in Climatic chamber
M.C.S. Technicians working on PROSPERO in Climatic chamber.
M.S. Technicians studying instrumentation in vibration chamber - pan to PROSPERO on vibration mounting.
M.C.S. PROSPERO on vibration mounting
M.S. Technician at control console in Spin room.
M.C. S. PROSPERO being spun up during dynamic balance test.
C.U. Cutaway. Pen recorder in control room.
C.U. Cutaway. Technician in control room.
M.C.S. PROSPERO during spinning test.
M.C.U. Mechanical inspection of spacecraft structure.
M.S. PROSPERO spacecraft during checks with access panels open.
M.L.S. PROSPERO on spin table for solar stimulation tests of solar cells.
C.U. PROSPERO being subjected to artificial solar light.
M.L.S. Control room during solar test.
M.C.S. PROSPERO spinning under solar light conditions.
M.C.S. PROSPERO being swung during moment of inertia tests.
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Background: SYNOPSIS: installation in the Climatic chamber for hot and cold operation tests. This is to ensure that the satellite electronics system will function under the extremes of temperature experienced in orbit.
Installation of PROSPERO in the vibration chamber to subject it to the vibrations it will experience during launch.
Spinning PROSPERO during dynamic balance test
Mechanical checks of the spacecraft structure, undertaken before and after each phase of testing.
Solar stimulation of the solar cells with the spacecraft spinning to check that the power outputs are acceptable.
Swinging the spacecraft during moment of inertia checks.