Integration of Euclid's service and payload modules has started
News Release • December 14, 2021
The Euclid payload and service modules are currently at Thales Alenia Space in Torino, Italy, where they will be integrated to form the final, finished spacecraft. The integration started in October 2021.
The Euclid mission recently passed a milestone in its development with successful testing of the telescope and instruments showing that it can operate and achieve the required performance in the extreme environment of space.
Thales Alenia Space is ESA’s prime contractor for the construction of the satellite and its service module. The payload module, including the telescope, was developed by Airbus Defence and Space.
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