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After removal from space shuttle Discovery has left Orbiter Processing Facility 3 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

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After removal from space shuttle Discovery, the third and final main engine, carried by the Hyster forklift, has left Orbiter Processing Facility 3 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Each engine is 14 feet long, weighs about 6,700 pounds, and is 7.5 feet in diameter at the end of the nozzle. Discovery next will be used on the STS-128 mission to deliver supplies and equipment to the International Space Station. The launch is targeted for Aug. 6. Photo credit: NASA/Tim Jacobs

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  • Title: After removal from space shuttle Discovery has left Orbiter Processing Facility 3 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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