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First Galileo-FOC satellite completes thermal vacuum test

Submit on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 22:57

The first Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellite in the future European navigation system Galileo has passed the most difficult of all the environmental impact tests. Over a period of four weeks, the satellite known as “Doresa” was tested in the thermal vacuum chamber at European Test Services ETS, completing the tests with great success, as the OHB team reported from Nordwijk in the Netherlands.

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