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Lander Assembly: Day 4

8 Jun 2011, 02:25 UTC
Lander Assembly: Day 4
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Today, two more bulkheads were installed. This brings the total to six out of eight bulkheads installed. The final two bulkheads will likely be installed tomorrow.
These triangular pieces support the weight of the fuel and oxidizer tanks and add stiffness to the lander structure.

Team member Mike Lin inspects the two newly installed bulkheads

Mike Lin and Jason Calaiaro talk bolts

Bolts joining the bulkhead and frustrum

A bulkhead assembly jig and clamp align the deck and frustrum for installation of a bulkhead

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