ESA-Earth observation programme Copernicus: transport container // Source: RST

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ESA-Earth observationprogramme Copernicus:transport container

The challenge

RST Rostock-System Technik was responsible for various mechanical ground support equipment (MGSE) within the Sentinel-5 mission. RST manufactured and supplied a transport container for the “Near Infrared Spectrometer Optics” (NIRSO), which was developed by Jena-Optronik and will provide atmospheric observation information on board the meteorological "Metop-SG Satellite A”.

ESA-Earth observation programme Copernicus: transport container // Source: RST

The solution

The ISO5 container developed for this purpose on behalf of Jena-Optronik ensures that the sensitive optical instrument can be stored as well as transported, furthermore be mechanically and atmospherically protected whilst adhering to the strictest purity requirements.

The contract was carried out under a programme of and funded by the European Space Agency. The views expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Space Agency.

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