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SHUTTLE PROCESSING (Before Flight Activities Rarely Seen By The General Public). DISCOVER --- DISCOVERY. External Tank Arrives by Barge from MS. External Tank. Vertical Assembly Building. Removing External Tank From Carrier. External Tank Enters VAB. External Tank in VAB.

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Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

SHUTTLE PROCESSING

(Before Flight Activities Rarely Seen By The General Public)

DISCOVER --- DISCOVERY


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

External Tank Arrives by Barge from MS


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

External Tank

Vertical Assembly Building


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Removing

External Tank

From Carrier


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

External Tank Enters VAB


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

External Tank in VAB


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Preparing to Lift the Tank to Vertical


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Lifting Tank


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Solid Rocket Boosters

Are Attached


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

SRB Motors Are

Mated To

Solids


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Engines Are Attached To The Shuttle In The Shuttle Processing Facility


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Shuttle In Sling Ready For Lift In VAB


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Shuttle Has Been

Moved To VAB And

And Will Be Attached

To External Tank


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Shuttle is Attached


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Payload Preparation Room (PPR)


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Cargo Package For ISS


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

New Module For ISS


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Payload Ready To Be Moved to The Launch Pad


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Payload Carrier Leaves PPR


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Payload Being Moved To Launch Pad


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Lifting Payload Into Position For Insertion Into Discovery When It Arrives At The Pad


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Shuttle Discovery Leaves VAB


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Shuttle & Crawler

TRIP:

Length--- 3 ½ mi

Time--- 6-8 hours

Launch Pad


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

Crawler Control


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

DISCOVERY ARRIVES AT PAD


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

READY FOR LAUNCH


Shuttle processing before flight activities rarely seen by the general public

We Have Lift Off


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