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Cleaning and decontamination of Schiaparelli's tiles

Date: 06 February 2016
Satellite: Schiaparelli
Location: Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Copyright: ESA - B. Bethge

Specialists from Airbus Defence and Space (Aquitaine), pictured in a cleanroom in the Baikonur cosmodrome as they clean and decontaminate insulating tiles, in preparation for bonding these on the exterior of Schiaparelli, the ExoMars entry, descent, and landing demonstrator module (visible in the background).

Last Update: 12 February 2016

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