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Delta II JPSS-1 Fairing Bi-Sector Halves Hoisted to MST

NASA/Randy Beaudoin2016-08-17

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A bi-sector half of the payload fairing for a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket is lifted upright for its move into the mobile service tower on Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Preparations are underway for launch of the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1) spacecraft in 2017. JPSS-1 is part of the next-generation environmental satellite system, a collaborative program between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA. To learn more about JPSS-1, visit http://www.jpss.noaa.gov.

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  • Title: Delta II JPSS-1 Fairing Bi-Sector Halves Hoisted to MST
  • Creator: NASA/Randy Beaudoin
  • Date Created: 2016-08-17
  • Location: SLC-2
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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