06 August 2010

c_600_0_16777215_00_images_stories_prensa_despliegue_del_reflector_instrumento_aq.jpgTest of deployment of the instrument panel ROSA (Radio Occultation Sounder for Atmosphere) provided by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) for the satellite SAC-D/Aquarius was taken this week in the facilities of Integration and Test Lab (ITL) of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Brazil.

In addition, the Aquarius (NASA) instrument reflector deployed and was tested in the configuration closer to that will orbit. Meanwhile, the cycle of electromagnetic testing continues.