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The fairing for the Swift-Delta launch is raised to a vertical position at pad 17-A, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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NASA
Washington, DC, United States

The fairing for the Swift-Delta launch is raised to a vertical position at pad 17-A, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The fairing is being lifted into mobile service tower to enclose the payload and protect it while on the launch pad and during ascent. The Boeing Delta rocket is the launch vehicle for the Swift spacecraft and its Gamma-Ray Burst Mission. Swift is a medium-class Explorer mission managed by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

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  • Title: The fairing for the Swift-Delta launch is raised to a vertical position at pad 17-A, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
  • About Title: To help you find images you’re searching for, previously untitled images have been labelled automatically based on their description

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