View Full Version : Weather a concern for second OTV launch

2011-Mar-03, 04:50 PM
CAPE CANAVERAL – In preparation for the launch of the second of the U.S. Air Force’s Orbital Test Vehicles (OTV), the Air Force has released images of the OTV being encapsulated within the fairing that goes on top of the Atlas V AV-026 launch vehicle. Currently, the launch is scheduled to take place on Friday, [...]

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Philippe Lemay
2011-Mar-04, 03:39 AM
I was wondering, what are those metal disc things that line the inside of the payload fairing?

2011-Mar-04, 06:35 AM
It's an acoustic suppression system.