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Trace Gas Orbiter in Baikonur - instrument side

Date: 02 January 2016
Satellite: Trace Gas Orbiter
Location: Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Copyright: ESA - A. Haldemann

The ExoMars 2016 Trace Gas Orbiter pictured on a ground support trolley in the cleanroom at Baikonur where it is being prepared for launch, along with the Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing demonstrator module, in March.

The side shown holds the four science instruments on the orbiter: ACS, CaSSIS, FREND, and NOMAD. (See this illustration for an indication of where the instruments are located.)

Last Update: 21 January 2016

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