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PROBA2 Passes First Health Checks

During its second week in orbit, ESA confirms that all systems are operating as expected. Shortly after establishing its orbit, PROBA2 was able to stabilize itself using an on-board magnetometer, and, more recently fired up the star-tracking cameras that the spacecraft will use to autonomously orient itself in space.

PROBA2's View of Earth

Test photos from the star-tracking camera revealed a beautiful view of the Earth below and, more importantly, the stars the spacecraft will use to orient itself above.

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