MSSL delivers UVOT for NASA's Swift Mission

On Thursday May 30th, the UVOT was taken on a special United States Air Force flight from RAF Mildenhall to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, Washington, DC.

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 Final cleaning process
 Sealing UVOT prior to shipping
 Manoeuvring the UVOT into the transport container
 The journey to Maryland begins...
 All images © UCL/MSSL 2002


Further Information:


•  Click here to view Swift team photo

•  Click here to view images of Swift UVOT delivery

•  Click here for a link to NASA's SWIFT homepage

•  Click here for a link to the XMM-Optical Monitor homepage


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