Making adjustments to TIROS II satellite prior to launch. Small square objects are 9,260 solar cells. TIROS II was the first meteorological satellite to have infra-red sensors as well as television cameras. It was launched November 23, 1960 and weighed 280 pounds.
Photo Category: Space - Satellite - Vehicle
Photo Date: 1960, November
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