Inmarsat GX5 Satellite

The Inmarsat GX5 satellite launches onboard an Ariane 5 rocket tomorrow. I took these photographs of the satellite at a delicate stage of production back in April. The “mating” of the two modules takes several hours working to a tolerance of a few millimetres.We shot through abstract Dichroic glass segments.

Dichroic glass was invented by NASA in the 1950s to protect delicate equipment from cosmic rays.

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