PIA13972: Aquarius - SAC-D Spacecraft is Prepped for Shipping to California
Mission: Aquarius
Spacecraft: Aquarius/SAC-D
Product Size: 3456 x 2304 pixels (width x height)
Full-Res TIFF: PIA13972.tif (23.89 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA13972.jpg (831.9 kB)

Click on the image above to download a moderately sized image in JPEG format (possibly reduced in size from original)

Original Caption Released with Image:

Technicians lower the cover over the shipping container holding the international Aquarius/SAC-D spacecraft at Brazil's National Institute for Space Research in São Josédos Campos, in preparation for its transport to California's Vandenberg Air Force Base for launch this June.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2011-03-31