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Preparing tiles for Schiaparelli

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

A specialist from Airbus Defence and Space (Aquitaine), pictured in a cleanroom in the Baikonur cosmodrome, spreading bonding agent on an insulation tile, using a custom-made tool.  The tile will be placed on the exterior of Schiaparelli, the ExoMars entry, descent, and landing demonstrator module.

Last Update: 12 February 2016

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