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Spacecraft Testing

December 12, 2012
In Space Systems International's Payload Processing Facility at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, technicians begin to rotate NASA's Aquarius/SAC-D spacecraft into a vertical position for testing. Following final tests, the spacecraft will be integrated to a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket in preparation for the targeted June launch. Image credit: VAFB/ Dan Liberotti April 12, 2011