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Gaia Avionics Model Test bench arrives at esoc
|Surrounded by the AVM (from left to right): Sonia Perez (Airbus D&S), Andreas Rudolph, Kevin Kewin, Guillermo Lorenzo.|
A full-size working model of Gaia's internal systems arrived in Germany this week. The Avionics Model (AVM) is mounted in a circular set-up representing the systems on the actual satellite, now orbiting the Sun–Earth L2 point.
Additional images of the AVM arrival are available here.
Credits: ESA/L. Guilpain - CC BY-SA IGO 3.0
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