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Lifting of the Fairing

Lifting of the Fairing


Date: 16 February 2004
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Activities during second launch campaign
Location: Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA

Late Tuesday evening, 17 February 2004, the fairing was lifted to the top of the launcher and placed over the Rosetta spacecraft. The fairing protects the spacecraft during the last days on the launch pad and during the first part of the flight itself. The fairing is jettisoned from the launcher about 3 minutes after lift-off.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
6-Dec-2021 18:35 UT

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