MERTIS - Design qualified

MERTIS design qualified, ready for flight model development

Before developing the fight model MERTIS has successfully been qualified with representative models in order to withstand e.g. high mechanical load during launch with Ariane 5 as well as thermal constrains on the satellite. The flight model will be delivered 2013 to ESA, to be integrated and tested to be launched 2015.

MERTIS Qualifikationsmodel während der mechanischen Lasttests

MERTIS Qualification Model at mechanical load test

BepiColombo Satellit (Struktur- und Thermalmodell) in Thermal-Vakuumkammer bei ESA in ESTEC
BepiColombo Satellite (Structure- and Thermal Model) in thermal vacuum chamber at ESA in ESTEC 









Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Gisbert Peter
German Aerospace Center

Institute of Optical Sensor Systems
, Information Processing for Optical Systems
Tel: +49 30 67055-382

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Dipl.-Ing., MSc SSE Ingo Walter
German Aerospace Center

Institute of Optical Sensor Systems
, Optical Sensors and Electronics
Tel: +49 30 67055-186

Fax: +49 30 67055-532

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