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Lander Assembly: Day 7

13 Jun 2011, 22:44 UTC
Lander Assembly: Day 7
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The team completed the initial fit check assembly of the lander on Friday. This fit check insures that all pieces fit together optimally before they are bolted together permanently. Shortly after the assembly was completed, disassembly began. Each piece will be examined and cleaned prior to final assembly.

The fully assembled lander structure

All the temporary fasteners in place - these will be replaced with permanent bolts when the lander is reassembled

The deck being lifted from the frustrum

The lander deck being laid down on work tables for cleaning

The team that made the quick disassembly happen

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