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Phobos-Grunt undergoing thermal vacuum tests

Phobos-Grunt undergoing thermal vacuum tests
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. NPO Lavochkin (caption by Anatoly Zak)

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