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ExoMars EDM Structural Model undergoing leak testing at ESTEC

Date: 08 April 2013
Satellite: ExoMars 2016 - EDM
Depicts: ExoMars Entry, Descent and Landing Demonstrator Module Structural Model
Location: ESA's European Space Research and Technology Centre, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Copyright: ESA - Boris Bethge

The ExoMars Entry, Descent and Landing Demonstrator Module Structural Model (SM) is subject to leak rate measurement of the seal between the front shield structure and the back cover, at ESA's European Space Research and Technology Centre in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, on 23 March 2013.

The SM consists of all the structural components of the spacecraft, with the instruments, electronics boxes and other non-structural hardware represented by mass dummies. It is 2.4 m in diameter, 1.8 m high and weighs about 600 kg.


Last Update: 05 October 2015

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