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Fairing

Fairing
December 17, 2004
 

The Cassini spacecraft, protected by an environmentally controlled protective fairing, sits at Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Station, awaiting its launch atop a Titan IV/Centaur launch vehicle.

Cassini is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif., manages the Cassini mission for NASA's Office of Space Science, Washington, D.C.

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