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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0113

Mounting early TIROS satellite on nose of rocket prior to launch. TIROS satellites were 18-sided polygons, 22 1/2 inches high with a 42-inch diameter. They weighed between 270 and 300 pounds.

Image ID: spac0113, NOAA In Space Collection


Category: Space/Satellite/ Vehicle/

High Resolution Photo Available





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