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In the Astrotech payload processing facility in Titusville has been checked out and awaits the arrival of the TDRS-K.

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In the Astrotech payload processing facility in Titusville, Fla. near NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, the payload faring for the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-K, has been checked out and awaits the arrival of the TDRS-K.


Launch of the TDRS-K on the Atlas V rocket is planned for January 29, 2013. The TDRS-K spacecraft is part of the next-generation series in the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System, a constellation of space-based communication satellites providing tracking, telemetry, command and high-bandwidth data return services. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/tdrs/index.html Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann

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  • Title: In the Astrotech payload processing facility in Titusville has been checked out and awaits the arrival of the TDRS-K.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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