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Saturday, September 26, 2015

A New Payload Fairing For The LVM3?

Quite possible, looking at this picture.

Model of the LVM3 sporting a differently shaped payload fairing undergoing wind tunnel tests at National Aerospace Laboratories' [NAL] facility.

LVM3 - Payload Fairing - Original
current payload fairing
LVM3 - Payload Fairing - New
new payload fairing under study [click to see bigger image]

Photograph taken during a visit of India's Defence Minister to NAL.


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