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More FUSE KSC Assembly Photos
posted August 29, 1999


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Eventually these will have captions added and be assimilated back into other pages, but since they have just become available on the web, I post them here together for your viewing pleasure!



Photos: Views of the FUSE satellite and rocket being prepared for launch at Cape Canaveral Air Station, Florida, April 4 through June 24, 1999. (Photos by NASA/KSC, kindly scanned in by Sharon Tiebert-Maddox. (Click on any photo to see larger version. Most are 100-150 KB jpg files, so they don't take forever to load!)

Brief captions (left to right and top to bottom): a) FUSE transfer to launch mount; b and c) solar panel installation; d) FUSE installation on top of Delta II; e) placement of first half of fairing; and f) Final closeout of FUSE rocket on morning of launch.