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CHEOPS children drawings engraved

CHEOPS-Children’s Drawings Campaign Our campaign to collect CHEOPS children drawings is completing a major milestone as the first plaques have been engraved. The article tells the story of their production and illustrates the beautiful results. First CHEOPS Plaque with engraved children's drawings Between March and October 2015, children between the age [...]

CHEOPS children drawings engraved 2018-06-15T13:03:08+00:00

Successful vibration test runs

During ten days in August 2017, the CHEOPS telescope had to withstand various tests on the shaker at the University of Bern simulating the conditions during the launch with a Soyuz rocket. The experiments were successful – a big step towards the completion of the flight model. Engineers Daniel Schaedeli and Martin-Diego Busch transport [...]

Successful vibration test runs 2017-08-31T10:56:09+00:00