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Covering the FREND instrument with thermal blanket

Covering the FREND instrument with thermal blanket

Date: 08 January 2016
Satellite: Trace Gas Orbiter
Depicts: Alexey Malakhov
Location: Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
Copyright: ESA/Roscosmos/FREND/IKI

Alexey Malakhov (IKI), FREND instrument manager, covers the FREND flight spare model (FM 2) with thermal blanket after it replaced the flight model (FM 1) on the  ExoMars 2016 Trace Gas Orbiter. The photograph was taken during launch preparations at the Baikonur cosmodrome.

IKI is the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
21-Jan-2022 02:20 UT

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