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Launch Preparations
Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS)

Centaur arrives at cape Cententaur upper stage arriving at Cape Canaveral by cargo aircraft. Click image for larger view.

Atlas arrives at cape Atlas V booster arriving at Cape Canaveral by cargo aircraft. 2009-03-03. Click image for larger view.

Atlas arrives at cape Atlas V booster arriving at Cape Canaveral by cargo aircraft. 2009-03-03. Click image for larger view.

Atlas booster at VIF Atlas V booster arriving at Vertical Integration Facility, Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 41. 2009-04-27. Click image for larger view.

Atlas booster lifting into VIF Atlas V booster being lifted into Vertical Integration Facility, Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 41. 2009-04-27. Click image for larger view.

Atlas booster in VIF Atlas V booster in the Vertical Integration Facility, Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 41. 2009-04-27. Click image for larger view.

Centaur transport to VIF Centaur upper stage in transport to the Vertical Integration Facility, Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 41. 2009-04-30. Click image for larger view.

Centaur upper stage being lifted into the Vertical Integration Facility, Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 41. 2009-04-30. Click image for larger view.

Centaur stacking on Atlas Centaur upper stage being stacked onto the Atlas V booster in the Vertical Integration Facility, Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 41. 2009-04-30. Click image for larger view.

LCROSS at Astrotech LCROSS spacecraft being prepared for flight at Astrotech. Click image for larger view.



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Editor: Brian Day
NASA Official: Daniel Andrews
Last Updated: October 2009