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Trace Gas Orbiter in Baikonur

Date: 25 December 2015
Satellite: Trace Gas Orbiter
Location: Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Copyright: TsENKI

Removing the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) from the container in which it was transported from Europe to the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, in December 2015.

The TGO and Schiaparelli (seen in the background) - the two spacecraft of the ExoMars 2016 mission - are scheduled for launch on a Russian Proton rocket on 14 March.

Last Update: 21 January 2016

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