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Testing a satellite's potential

Thirty-three MIT students who have been developing a satellite in the Space Systems Product Development course are using MIT Lincoln Laboratory's Environmental Test Laboratory to evaluate their design.
Professor David Miller from the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department works with graduate student and Air Force Lieutenant John Richmond as he verifies thermal sensor performance before starting the next phase of thermal vacuum testing.
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Professor David Miller from the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department works with graduate student and Air Force Lieutenant John Richmond as he verifies thermal sensor performance before starting the next phase of thermal vacuum testing.
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MIT Lincoln Laboratory
John Keesee looks on as the seniors Frances Gonzalez and Emily Grosse complete the installation of solar panel restraints on the satellite before they begin x-axis vibration tests.
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John Keesee looks on as the seniors Frances Gonzalez and Emily Grosse complete the installation of solar panel restraints on the satellite before they begin x-axis vibration tests.
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MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Left to right: Graduate student and Air Force Lieutenant Joseph Robinson and seniors Arthur Huang, Ryan McLinko, Victoria Stolyar, and Virginia Quaney perform vibration testing on satellite components at Lincoln Laboratory's Environmental Test Laboratory.
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Left to right: Graduate student and Air Force Lieutenant Joseph Robinson and seniors Arthur Huang, Ryan McLinko, Victoria Stolyar, and Virginia Quaney perform vibration testing on satellite components at Lincoln Laboratory's Environmental Test Laboratory.
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MIT Lincoln Laboratory

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