ExoMars 2016: Spacecraft mated to upper stage

ExoMars2016_Baikonur_20160229_SCC+LVA_transfer_to_Breeze_4_1280The ExoMars 2016 spacecraft composite, comprised of the Trace Gas Orbiter and Schiaparelli, has been mated with the Breeze upper stage of the Proton rocket. On Monday, 29 February, the spacecraft composite was installed on top of the Breeze, after having first been mated with the launch vehicle adapter (LVA) inside the cleanroom at Baikonur. [Photo story at link]

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