Solar and Heliospheric Observatory Preparations
Fully assembled, checked out and fueled for flight, the Solar and Heliospheric
Observatory is ready for encapsulation in its protective payload fairing.
Note the protective thermal blankets encasing the spacecraft and the solar
arrays stowed at the base. This will wrap up preflight activities in the
Spacecraft Assembly and Encapsulation Facility 2.
credit: NASA GRIN Image# PL95C-11492.05
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