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MAVEN Dry Spin Balance Test

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 05:41 PM


MAVEN Dry Spin Balance Test

A dry (without fuel) spin balance test was completed on the MAVEN spacecraft at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Littleton, Colorado on July 9, 2013. This test was the last to be completed on the integrated spacecraft before its shipment to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Aug. 2, 2013.

(Video credit: Lockheed Martin)

Source: University of Colorado, MAVEN site - Multimedia

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