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Solar Orbiter can stand the heat

Submit on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 22:58

ESA’s Solar Orbiter mission has undergone its latest major test:a ‘structural-thermal’ version of the craft’s sunshield was recently exposed to an artificial Sun for two weeks in Europe’s largest vacuum chamber at ESA’s Technical Centre in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

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