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Technicians begin the process of removing the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite TDRS-K from the shipping container near NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

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Technicians begin the process of removing the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-K, from the shipping container after arrival at the Astrotech payload processing facility in Titusville, Fla. near NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.


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/Kim Shiflett

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  • Title: Technicians begin the process of removing the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite TDRS-K from the shipping container near NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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