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ExoMars EDM set for shaker test [HIGHLIGHT]
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- Title ExoMars EDM set for shaker test [HIGHLIGHT]
- Released 05/04/2013 10:32 am
- Copyright ESA
Lowering the ExoMars Entry, Descent and Landing Demonstrator Module (EDM) structural model onto the Multishaker at ESA’s European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, for vibration testing to simulate the rigours of launching into space. The structural module 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.