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Transfer of the ExoMars 2016 spacecraft composite to the launch vehicle adapter

Date: 29 February 2016
Satellite: Trace Gas Orbiter and Schiaparelli
Location: Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Copyright: TsENKI

Transfer of the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and Schiaparelli to the launch vehicle adapter (LVA), for subsequent mating with the Breeze upper stage. The high-gain antenna is on the far side of the spacecraft in this orientation, while the TGO science instruments and the two UHF antennas are facing the photographer.


Last Update: 02 March 2016

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