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NASA | So, You Want to Build a Satellite?

Part 2: Putting It Together Building satellites isn't easy. They're complex, expensive, and not to mention hard to make! This is why whenever NASA makes a new satellite--like the MAVEN mission to Mars--its scientists and engineers do everything they can to make sure it's done right. Now, putting a satellite together is nothing like putting together, say, an office chair. A single bolt can take hours to install, and you can't even imagine how complex the electronics are! Find out more about the whole process in this video! This video is public domain and can be downloaded at: ?http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?10782? Like our videos? Subscribe to NASA's Goddard Shorts HD podcast: ?http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/iTunes/f0004_index.html? Or find NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on facebook: ?http://www.facebook.com/NASA.GSFC? Or find us on Twitter: ?http://twitter.com/NASAGoddard
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