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Spirit prepares for launch

Spirit prepares for launch

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Spirit prepares for launch
At Launch Complex 17-A, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, on 31 May 2003, the first half of the fairing for the Mars Exploration Rover 2 (MER-2, also known as MER-A or Spirit) is seen behind the spacecraft.

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Original image data dated on or about May 31, 2003

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