Published on June 22, 2007
SHUTTLE PROCESSING (Before Flight Activities Rarely Seen By The General Public) DISCOVER --- DISCOVERY
External Tank Arrives by Barge from MS
Vertical Assembly Building External Tank
Removing External Tank From Carrier
External Tank Enters VAB
External Tank in VAB
Preparing to Lift the Tank to Vertical
Solid Rockets Are Attached
Engines Are Attached To Solids
Engines Are Attached To The Shuttle In The Shuttle Processing Facility
Shuttle In Sling Ready For Lift In VAB
Shuttle Has Been Moved To VAB And And Will Be Attached To External Tank
Shuttle is Attached
Payload Preparation Room (PPR)
Cargo Package For ISS
New Module For ISS
Payload Ready To Be Moved to The Launch Pad
Payload Carrier Leaves PPR
Payload Being Moved To Launch Pad
Lifting Payload Into Position For Insertion Into Discovery When It Arrives At The Pad
Shuttle Discovery Leaves VAB
Shuttle & Crawler Launch Pad TRIP: Length--- 3 ½ mi Time--- 6-8 hours
DISCOVERY ARRIVES AT PAD
READY FOR LAUNCH
We Have Lift Off
Space Shuttle Discovery launches from NASA Kennedy Space Center Launch Pad 39A on mission STS-124 on May 31, 2008.
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SHUTTLE PROCESSING (Before Flight Activities Rarely . SeenBy. The . GeneralPublic) DISCOVER --- DISCOVERY
Space Shuttle Discovery is coming to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Discovery was the third shuttle to head into space, but it ended up flying the most missions: 39. Discovery also was the shuttle that did both "return to ...
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