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Schiaparelli mated with the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter to form the SpaceCraft Composite

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

Schiaparelli, also known as the ExoMars Entry, descent and landing Demonstrator Module (EDM), has been mated with the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) in the Cannes facility of Thales Alenia Space (France) to form the spacecraft composite (SCC). The mating operation took place on 11 April 2015.

For further details, see Journal #4: Schiaparelli and Trace Gas Orbiter united for the first time.

Last Update: 22 April 2015

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