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Tilting Nose Block - Part 1

Date: 17 October 2005
Satellite: Venus Express
Depicts: Integration into Fairing
Copyright: ESA

The first part of the Venus Express fairing installation was the tilting of the nose block from vertical to horizontal position. With both the Spacecraft and the Upper Stage being fully fuelled the activity is classified as hazardous, and was conducted with the minimum number of personnel present in the clean room.


Last Update: 17 October 2005

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