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InSight Spacecraft Uncrating, Removal from Container, Lift Heat

USAF 30th Space Wing/Daniel Herr2018-03-01

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Inside the Astrotech processing facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, technicians and engineers inspect the heatshield for NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, or InSight, spacecraft. 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.

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  • Title: InSight Spacecraft Uncrating, Removal from Container, Lift Heat
  • Creator: USAF 30th Space Wing/Daniel Herr
  • Date Created: 2018-03-01
  • Location: Astrotech Space Operations
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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