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ICESat Spacecraft Fairing

ICESat Spacecraft Fairing

ICESat spacecraft after installation on the Delta II rocket payload adapt fitting with 1/2 the fairing in place (at Vanderburg AFB, 12 December 2002). Image courtesy of Ball Aerospace.