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Akatsuki and IKAROS on the launch pad

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Akatsuki and IKAROS on the launch pad Taken on May 17, 2010, about 24 hours before the planned launch of Akatsuki and IKAROS toward Venus. They are stacked aboard an H-IIA rocket.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about May 17, 2010

 

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