Not an 80-ies sci-fi-movie

The CHEOPS spacecraft
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The image title at the source is “Cheops inside LEAF chamber”. This is where satellites get tested with the help of sound. The “Large European Acoustic Facility” can bombard the “Characterising ExOPlanet Satellite” (!) with up to 154 db of noise.

Credits: ESA – G. Porter
Source: https://flic.kr/p/2bno5Ww

 

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