Sirius FM-4 Broadcasting Satellite Installation

     

Sirius FM-4 Broadcasting Satellite Installation

This photo shows the Sirius FM-4 Broadcasting Satellite being moved into the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar on Oct. 16, 2012. The Sirius FM-4 broadcasting satellite was built as a flight-ready back-up for a constellation of three satellites developed by SiriusXM and manufactured by Space Systems/Loral. The FM-4 satellite will be on display at the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

More information about the satellite in this press release: http://airandspace.si.edu/events/pressroom/releaseDetail.cfm?releaseID=302

Image Number: WEB12625-2012
Credit: Photo by Dane Penland For print or commercial use, please contact: Smithsonian Institution
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