November 23, 2016

Green light to build NISP instrument!

The infrared spectro-photometer of Euclid mission successfully passed its critical design review (CDR).

The infrared spectro-photometer of Euclid mission successfully passed its critical design review (CDR).

This major review concludes a series of inspections which concerned all the sub-systems of the instrument.

The review board committee, chaired by CNES and ESA, gave its green light for the construction of NISP flight model.

The delivery is scheduled for the second half of 2018.

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Structural and thermal model of NISP instrument