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MGS S/C Preparations For Final Tests

These photos show a few of the steps involved in the final preparations of the spacecraft at the Cape. Part of the MOC was slightly damaged by a handling fixture and minor repairs had to be made, the flight thermal blankets were installed and the solar array panels were installed, tested and folded for the launch configuration.

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MOC is being reinstalled on spacecraft after repairs at the Cape. (29k JPEG - P47927Bc)


Flight thermal blankets being installed. (29k JPEG - P47928Ac)


Preparations are made to install and test one of two solar arrays on S/C in PHSF. (22k JPEG - P47928Bc)


Panel performance is tested during solar array illumination test. (26k JPEG - P47927Ac)

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