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The Centaur stage which will help boost the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite into orbit arrives for mating to an Atlas V rocket.

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The Centaur stage which will help boost the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-K, into orbit arrives by transport truck at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41 in Florida for mating to an Atlas V rocket.


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/Charisse Nahser

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  • Title: The Centaur stage which will help boost the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite into orbit arrives for mating to an Atlas V rocket.
  • Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
  • Owner: KSC
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