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LPF alignment tests

LPF alignment tests

LPF undergoing alignment tests at Kourou.

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Date: 15 October 2015
Satellite: LISA Pathfinder
Location: S5C building, Centre Spatial Guyanais, Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: V. Lonnon


LISA Pathfinder in the high bay, a large integration hall in the south side of the payload integration building (EPCU S5C), at the Centre Spatial Guyanais in Kourou. Engineers are setting up alignment equipment around the spacecraft. The low-gain antennas of the Telemetry, Tracking and Command (TTC) test can be seen with their anechoic caps.