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Schiaparelli with aeroshell removed

Date: 07 January 2016
Satellite: Schiaparelli
Location: Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Copyright: ESA - A. Haldemann

The Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing demonstrator module with the front shield of the aeroshell removed, in the dedicated ISO 7 environment cleanroom tent within the "normal" ISO 8 cleanroom at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The aeroshell was removed for the installation of gas generators for the parachute deployment mechanisms.

Last Update: 21 January 2016

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