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The ExoMars 2016 spacecraft composite

Date: 02 March 2016
Satellite: Trace Gas Orbiter and Schiaparelli
Location: Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Copyright: ESA - B. Bethge

The ExoMars 2016 Trace Gas Orbiter and Schiaparelli stand in the foreground on top of the Breeze upper stage, a few hours before encapsulation by the fairing. One half of the fairing is in the background to the right, ready to be rolled into place, after the spacecraft and Breeze have first been tilted into a horizontal position.

Last Update: 03 March 2016

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