The Hispasat 36W-1 satellite waits in the Airbus Defence and Space’s Compact Antenna Test Range in Ottobrunn, Germany, on 1 September 2016.
The room is designed to muffle any outside frequencies, like a sound-proof room stops noise.
The satellite will join the Hispasat fleet of geostationary telecom satellites to provide Europe, the Canary Islands and the Americas with faster multimedia service.
Originally published by Cosmos as Zone of silence
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