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Razkal719 t1_iszcobq wrote

Did they ever get the second solar array fully unfurled?


tectonic OP t1_iszeq7n wrote

It’s not fully latched but they think it’s okay. This pass was raised slightly to reduce atmospheric drag out of fear of dislodging that panel.


bendoubles t1_it2dm4m wrote

They used both the main and backup motor together to winch the panel as far it would go and get extra tension in the cabling. It's something like 98% open now. They expect it should be good for the rest of the mission.