12 Satellites Under Construction

This Labor day, be thankful that NASA engineers have worked so hard to keep the satellites they build from raining down upon the Earth like a biblical hell fire of scientific progress.

And be thankful our friends at Oobject have assembled this incredible collection of satellites being built.

Though if these aren't enough to stimunlate your satellite fancy, check out these 10 yurts with satellite dishes, these soviet satellites, or see if you can cram yourself into one of these claustrophobic space capsules.

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12 Satellites Under Construction

Cleaning of the Herschel Telescope After Unpacking at Centre Spatial Guyanais


12 Satellites Under Construction Disassembled Hubble at the NASA Goddard Center
12 Satellites Under Construction Eutelsat2019's W3B telecoms satellite being driven into the clean room
12 Satellites Under Construction Jupiter C nosecone in the Whitehouse with Eisenhower
12 Satellites Under Construction Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity Rover at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
12 Satellites Under Construction NASA advanced Solar Observatory at Astrotech Spaceflight facility
12 Satellites Under Construction Satellite propellant loading
12 Satellites Under Construction The Orbiting Carbon Observatory is encapsulated in its rocket's nose cone
12 Satellites Under Construction The SORCE satellite in a clean room
12 Satellites Under Construction The Sputnik 1 satellite in the assembly shop in 1957