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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0114

Securing cover for TIROS V satellite prior to launching. Lettering on nose cone reads: CAUTION EXPLOSIVE DEVICES ARE SET IN THIS VEHICLE CONSULT DIRECTIONS BEFORE HANDLING. The bulbous nose fairing protected the satellite during its ride through the atmosphere into space.

Image ID: spac0114, NOAA In Space Collection

Category: Space/Satellite/ Vehicle/

High Resolution Photo Available

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