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Schiaparelli being lowered onto the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter

Date: 11 April 2015
Satellite: ExoMars
Copyright: ESA – B. Bethge

Schiaparelli, also known as the ExoMars Entry, descent and landing Demonstrator Module (EDM), being lowered onto the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) by an overhead crane in the Cannes facility of Thales Alenia Space (France) on 11 April 2015. Three mobile access platforms ('cherry pickers') have been positioned around the TGO to allow members of the integration team 360-degree access to the mechanical interface between the two spacecraft.

Last Update: 22 April 2015

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