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Fairing for RBSP Spacecraft
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Fairing for RBSP Spacecraft

August 22, 2012
Inside the Astrotech payload processing facility near NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the nose cone fairing for the Radiation Belt Storm Probes spacecraft includes an artistic depiction of the probe's mission. The nose faring will house and protect the spacecraft during liftoff aboard an Atlas V rocket. Image credit: NASA/ Charisse Nahser July 13, 2012