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In this image, in the center, is the large white, protective fairing bearing both the red, white and blue NASA 'meatball' logo and the very colorful mission logo.  The fairing sits atop the large Atlas V rocket that will launch it out of Earth's atmosphere, toward Mars.  The inside of the vertical integration facility is very industrial looking with large steel beams, tubing and service stairways.  There is a tube attached to the fairing that provides air conditioning to the spacecraft.
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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Launch Postponed

Tomorrow morning's launch of the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been postponed by at least one day. At present, liftoff is scheduled for no earlier than 7:50 a.m. on August 11.

The launch was postponed due to a failure of a Redundant Rate Gyro Unit (RRGU) at the manufacturer. This unit is similar to two RRGUs that are part of the flight control system on the Altas V launch vehicle at Launch Complex 41 at Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

The engineering team is evaluating whether the failure that occurred in the testing at the manufacturer has any effect on other RRGUs in the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's Atlas V.

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