«POLAR» in-orbit commissioning
Customer: European Space Agency (ESA)
ESA Contract No. 4000107117/12/NL/CB (HVPS)
ESA Contract No. 4000107120/12/NL/CB (LVPS)
Following a 21 day commissioning period, initial data shows that the polarimeter is working as expected, «POLAR» has already detected several GRBs, all of which have been verified by other instruments.
The view expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Space Agency.