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Discover The Discovery

  1. 1. SHUTTLE PROCESSING (Before Flight Activities Rarely Seen l_P_u_blic) D ISCO VERY
  2. 2. , . .: )7 I ‘u“‘§r ~ — fr Th-p ( ‘ - . - . . “. ..: . - Tl! ‘ “1 .4--_ _ External Tank Arrives by Barge from MS I. 1,‘ ‘-¢. ,.. ‘Lf , ' 41», '1‘ '-11“. y . s_ (Hg 1 ~ ‘R ‘ ‘ -‘~. ._. _x. .1
  3. 3. 1- ’ — . ‘—u-2:-s. '_——~ ’. _.
  4. 4. cnmi . r ( . I V; - L . .- ‘ J -C — . . a- '~; ‘.. .'. ‘ “""“ ‘. I'»-- . . i. .. __ . ._. _.. .. . . —»~ | ‘-»~. . »-——' T —. a 1 External Tank Vertical Assembly Building
  5. 5. Removing External Tank From Carrier . . E. _. . .
  6. 6. — ~-. ..-_ . . . ... ., , 1. --I. :.l"“_, -., . 'r'w: .,-_ . . . “9fLa-‘. '.. ‘.1:“ “ ’
  7. 7. External Tank Enters VAB
  8. 8. 3.; 5. A - _: -,: }.. :- 2 ,1; . . . . _. Ya . . . .. _ _ 1 i . .. .lmVh" . . . _ IWNH 7%. ... External Tank in VAB
  9. 9. ‘ . " 7 ~ - a - v; -1 *. ’ - -. ’f‘- ' ~ 1 ‘Ts. ’-I “"‘n : I, r- _: ,r' ‘ _ . .- .54 ‘v - . .i_~‘~‘ -. ‘ — J. .. ._ ‘< ~. , _ E — . ‘~ ‘I ‘ I - Preparing to Lift the Tank to Vertical ‘~
  10. 10. Lifting Tank T ' f , if , f ' I 5' " T q .315.. . '51. _ “ ‘ '5 I I ‘Hill I I I ‘ ’ 0 r 7 ”' . ‘V V’ v" ‘ if
  11. 11. Solid Rockets Are Attached -. - I" - I‘; 7 ‘ 74 x = 1 i I I = . 4 I -‘ 1' i ‘ V _ “,1 ‘—: .=_. .-4.‘ - L T ‘i, __ -M_" I 1' . ' 4.. l ——’g .5» . ‘ V. V; II = ,‘ t-in 7,. 1/ ‘: xi “' fc ‘ /1’ ft ‘ T .4‘. I / ‘til. ’ ! an - M - ‘ . ‘ it "' tn‘: * 7 . ‘ ‘ . ‘ti, 1*‘ I . . I - ‘ <_ . . . .,_. . / '5 x1‘ I’: x; J ~’. 1'- _‘J
  12. 12. W 4 at ‘ 1-. I ml ‘.1 0. ‘ ‘x 4 7'“. s " Engines Are , ,_ g . - , Attached To E “'--I- E ‘ % “ Solids ‘ ‘fr k ~ C 4“ __. “' , v . ~ ‘ ‘ In -. ~ * — — ‘ fin‘ bl)‘ I ‘| L , _ I . ~" I l _, '3‘ I " '- .1
  13. 13. :63 . ..4f_’. f1 . —lT’ J l . ... ‘H "~ ‘ Engines Are Attached To The Shuttle In The Shuttle Processing Facility 9 ' T! " " ~. IN‘-1‘e7ii1:i. ‘T’€": "". ; ’.. -‘Sr/ ‘ul: ':l‘ : '
  14. 14. ~. ‘~-s-—
  15. 15. .1 / .
  16. 16. ., /_ , 7,’, /all Shuttle In Sling Ready For Lift In VAB
  17. 17. or A»"ar- ». I '35,’/ 'a’. 'tCT. . ~ . I-4"‘l~. ”T7 /52‘. 55723;‘ I. ' . ‘:iF ’. ¢:- 1E‘; :‘xfi '4-a an-n; v.-vs~ as '4 nu. -".4: 5.2;. -junj-oz ’ __ ____ _____ _ 1-in-mgr- , an 2‘~? ,.'. fll| ' V as ‘ : mn: ~: : ’~ ‘E Shuttle Has Been _ n. rmT: :=-". aSr~‘a . ; «: :=«. ?-. ..—"-fig ' : ;%‘, -"; '4l'i 5?’ V I‘ L"! i.f: FD‘ , . 5%. .’ I u~ v +~ Moved To VAB And we-= ---as-4 1‘ .5 to 'a. ‘l£$£h‘$. €ii-. ‘~1l' Immmagg ——: ._.3 _____ And Will Be Attached =7-‘-I I-”<= =-‘*= ~=. : f.; ‘3".1 : i2'u. J i; ‘?~; :;-: ’:: [ To External Tank 'gf~_- '«s~. “$ 223$ -.2.. ~ Pudflflfififi isznmsze 1552 [3353 W N @436 - A : 'Iluurn. wgg — ' '3 . » _ . . . - ; - :2‘ I. ’-. '---'1
  18. 18. ‘I ‘M
  19. 19. Shuttle is Attached V '- 1 W t I, J ‘ 4". '3’ r‘ . _r‘ V‘ "7 fié I q‘ . -x T ‘ :11‘ u 7- _ I . 1‘ 1 J; -xi L. “
  20. 20. ‘J4’? . 4 , . --4:, ,. 5. : - 4‘-‘*""""”‘ "' xxx‘ /6 C I ', . xté. ‘/ - ~, I o, A 7-; / ~. - . ‘V , ' ~ _ _, ‘ / V’ / V‘
  21. 21. mi . .J. .1. . R4. 41 -. 1 T. I 1 all‘ I cf, M _ . 2 L .1 um . v - 1! 1 . .. s a -
  22. 22. .“ 1 wk. . I 739‘ 2 I. ': ':" -. Y tr} P17
  23. 23. Payload Preparation Room (PPR) .2"-~ 1 l. ‘;. ,. A , r» V
  24. 24. Cargo Package For ISS
  25. 25. 4-: ,1 . , _-! },i"L’. lA'oua Mi '0 a_n N-1 V-‘ , ‘ New Module For ISS | tm|
  26. 26. /J i; Eayl‘cad Readjg%Tul Be: Maxed to: The . s V ‘ . ‘r 1: ml _. “ ""r ll. ‘ _ --'«I-‘ x i - . --: -n-4 ——4 1 . -----. -s, 1-151.‘ -4 . -I‘ s . ‘7 1 ".
  27. 27. Payload Carrier Leaves PPR . _-V. o—_
  28. 28. . 245* _—v L5~3~; -:v, ,»_x, ,~ «- on 1.4.-saw. -.-'. :., ,._ 1-. ‘ I. ‘ ‘*7 I-'' p V: . — . t -“’__-9:,3r___--__. .‘: ‘_$; -‘; ::: :“~". ‘f-: .:
  29. 29. 1'“ Payload Being Moved To Launch Pad
  30. 30. *3 guys. r, ‘ 1;-'l'; _-C ‘€33? 4. ‘T : v‘ W3‘: 3. . .' L-. ‘ . i ~; '1f.
  31. 31. ‘ ’ ': k_‘ »_ Lifting Payload ' * Into Position For ' - _ ' Insertion Into ll Discovery When It Arrives At The ~ I ‘ Pad _ j
  32. 32. . . _. ;-_- ’, ’.. J'£_5!-= g'—-
  33. 33. ‘— I - -I '. ’. (1 ‘mpg flu L'! §«, “."‘. 'v‘-3 .11; Shuttle Discovery Leaves VAB
  34. 34. Shuttle & Crawler TRIP: Length--- 3 ‘/2 mi Time--- 6-8 hours Launch Pad
  35. 35. I . '. _,. $;[1.1_| Ju. ‘l. I»l. ‘ — __. ,_. I . L. ‘ L‘ ‘
  36. 36. Crawler Control
  37. 37. DISCOVERY ARRIVES AT PAD
  38. 38. ‘I
  39. 39. l 4 «H» o -. .. x 1. 0 h. n . .1. 0. o 1 o _ . vI. .l' ‘I. ’l . I I . : I I . ,
  40. 40. READY FOR LAUNCH 3 -1 . . '4 4! r t. . , .1.» ': uv. nr~. It; .7"? ‘;*: ViufiI: ‘-If F'- ‘ 3. JV} 5/L‘ A 1., an ‘ ' _ : -~~. ~.-». _ , ,.—. .. ,_r_ v‘ "- V 5: - 2.-" ‘_ '4; ' Q: :L _ — _. W . . F‘ ‘$1 _. ; .;. -‘~'. -3" ; -. - J‘_, ‘g~>'n"u‘ a-- W; _. . oi "3 —~. — 1" ‘3 I .
  41. 41. We Have Lift Off
  42. 42. - 23"’ fr: .~ ‘ 1m . i, ;.. 5 « . ~ A__ __‘ ’ ~—.4-'; K§, .;. ‘.. ,_ '

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