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ISO: Uncovering The Hidden Universe
- Title ISO: Uncovering The Hidden Universe
- Length 00:12:47
- Language English, French, German
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA
An explanation of the science and technology behind ESA's Infrared Space Observatory (ISO), prior to its launch in 1993. This 12 minute video includes: an explanation of how infrared astronomy works; the manufacture and design of the payload and service modules; testing in ESA's test centre at ESTEC (NL), and the purpose of the four scientific instruments. It contains the following interviews: Chris Jewell, ESA; Martin Kessler, ESA; Albert Seidel, MBB (German with English subtitles); Pierre Collet, Aerospatiale (French with English subtitles).