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Tilting the ExoMars 2016 spacecraft and Breeze upper stage for encapsulation

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

The ExoMars 2016 spacecraft composite, comprised of the Trace Gas Orbiter and Schiaparelli, mated with the Breeze upper stage on the conical launch vehicle adapter, are tilted together into the horizontal position in preparation of encapsulation within the launcher fairing.

Last Update: 03 March 2016

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