View Full Version : Venus Express Meets its Upper Stage

2005-Oct-13, 07:56 PM
SUMMARY: Preparations for the European Space Agency's Venus Express passed another milestone this week when the spacecraft was connected to its Fregat upper-stage booster. This process was considered hazardous because both the spacecraft and Fregat are fully loaded with fuel. Engineers will continue with a series of tests in preparation for the spacecraft's launch on October 26.

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2005-Oct-14, 07:28 AM
nice looking craft