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TDRS-M Spacecraft Processing at Astrotech

NASA/Glenn Benson2017-07-13

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Inside the Astrotech facility in Titusville, Florida, NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-M, is undergoing final checkouts in a test cell behind a large door. The spacecraft soon will be encapsulated in its payload fairing, seen on the right. TDRS-M is the latest spacecraft destined for the agency's constellation of communications satellites that allows nearly continuous contact with orbiting spacecraft ranging from the International Space Station and Hubble Space Telescope to the array of scientific observatories. Liftoff atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is scheduled to take place from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 9:02 a.m. EDT Aug. 3, 2017.

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  • Title: TDRS-M Spacecraft Processing at Astrotech
  • Creator: NASA/Glenn Benson
  • Date Created: 2017-07-13
  • Location: Astrotech, Titusville Florida
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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