[8. Jan 2016]

2014 12 02 EuclidSunShield

[Image from euclid-ec.org]

On November 19th 2015 the project Euclid Sunshield has successfully passed the preliminary design review.

Euclid is an ESA space mission with the goal to give answers to the expansion of the Universe and to the origin of Dark Energy. STI signs responsible for the Euclid sunshield, consisting of the solar generator and sunshield for the telescope. Besides the power generation and the thermal isolation of the optical instrument, the reduction of scatter light entering the telescope by at least ten orders of magnitude is crucial for the overall mission performance.