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Phobos-Grunt undergoing thermal vacuum tests

Phobos-Grunt undergoing thermal vacuum tests

NPO Lavochkin (caption by Anatoly Zak)

Phobos-Grunt undergoing thermal vacuum tests
The flight version of the Phobos-Grunt spacecraft minus its main solar panels is being lowered into a vacuum chamber at NITs RKP test facility in Peresvet, north of Moscow, for thermal, vacuum and electric tests around beginning of June 2011.

Original image data dated on or about June 1, 2011

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