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Sentinel-6A satellite gets an earful

Acoustic noise test simulates sound impact during rocket launch

Earth observation satellite Sentinel-6A is currently getting an earful. Airbus space engineers are ‘bombarding’ the latest satellite for the European environment and security programme ‘Copernicus’ with sound in a dedicated chamber at the Space Test Centre of Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft mbH (IABG) in Ottobrunn, near Munich. The acoustic noise test simulates the sound impact to which the sat...

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AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency
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