Good vibrations at the European Space Agency
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NPL is developing an exciting, state-of-the-art device for the European Space Agency (ESA) which produces microvibrations down to the micro-newton level: less than one-thousandth of the force exerted by gravity on a grain of sand.
This reference excitation device will help to calibrate ESA's microvibration measurement instrumentation and provide traceability to international standards, thus improving their capability to support ground-based testing for critical science missions.
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