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RBSP Spacecraft Inspection
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RBSP Spacecraft Inspection

August 22, 2012
Using a black light, a technician closely inspects one of NASA's twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes inside the clean room high bay at Astrotech payload processing facility. Black light inspection uses UVA fluorescence to detect possible microcontamination, small cracks or fluid leaks. Image credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett May 30, 2012