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Fairing jettison during Venus Express launch
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- Title Fairing jettison during Venus Express launch
- Released 12/10/2005 12:34 pm
- Copyright ESA / AOES Medialab
Animation showing the white protective nosecone (or 'fairing') jettisoning, exposing the spacecraft and Fregat upper-stage rocket, at approximately 100 kilometres altitude and 200 kilometres downrange from the launch site at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.