GPM Prepares to Leave Thermal Vacuum Chamber • Earth.com

Last update: June 20th, 2019 at 2:17 pm

The GPM Core Observatory completed thermal vacuum testing at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. on Jan. 16, 2013. After twelve days to carefully remove the testing equipment, stow the High Gain Antenna and GPM Microwave Imager, and lift the spacecraft out of the thermal vacuum test chamber, the spacecraft was moved back to the clean room on Jan. 28.

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