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
Lifting Tank
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
 
Crawler Control
 
DISCOVERY ARRIVES  AT PAD
 
 
 
READY FOR  LAUNCH
We Have Lift Off
 
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