InSight Spacecraft Lift to Rotation Fixture

USAF 30th Space Wing/Alex Valdez2018-03-02


Washington, DC, United States

Inside the Astrotech processing facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, or InSight, spacecraft has been rotated on a fixture for further testing. InSight was developed and built by Lockheed-Martin Space Systems in Denver, Colorado, and is scheduled for liftoff is May 5, 2018. InSight is the first mission to land on Mars and explore the Red Planet's deep interior. It will investigate processes that shaped the rocky planets of the inner solar system including Earth.


  • Title: InSight Spacecraft Lift to Rotation Fixture
  • Creator: USAF 30th Space Wing/Alex Valdez
  • Date Created: 2018-03-02
  • Location: Astrotech Space Operations
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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