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An overhead crane lifts the Orbital Replacement Unit Carrier or ORUC to install in the payload canister at right.

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In the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, an overhead crane lifts the Orbital Replacement Unit Carrier, or ORUC, to install it in the payload canister at right. The carrier is one of four associated with the STS-125 mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope. It will be installed in the payload canister for transfer to Launch Pad 39A. At the pad, all the carriers will be loaded into space shuttle Atlantis’ payload bay. Launch of Atlantis is targeted for Oct. 10. Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller

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  • Title: An overhead crane lifts the Orbital Replacement Unit Carrier or ORUC to install in the payload canister at right.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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