RBSP Spacecraft Preparation
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RBSP Spacecraft Preparation

August 22, 2012
Inside the Astrotech payload processing facility near NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, technicians monitor the progress as the Radiation Belt Storm Probes, or RBSP, spacecraft A undergoes a spin test. During the spin test, the spacecraft is turned at a rate of 55 rpm to ensure that it is properly balanced. Image credit: NASA/ Charisse Nahser June 27, 2012

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