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Canister0405 09

Credit: NASA/KSC

Photograph • April 5th, 2003 • canister0405_09


The Spitzer Space Telescope is placed in its payload canister for transfer to the launch pad before its aborted earlier launch. Spitzer was later moved back off its rocket and subsequently launched on a different vehicle on August 25, 2003.

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