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Crews at NASA's Kennedy Space Center remove space shuttle Discovery's inner heat shield from engine No. 1.

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Crews in Orbiter Processing Facility-2 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida remove space shuttle Discovery's right-hand inner heat shield from engine No. 1. The removal is part of Discovery's transition and retirement processing. Work performed on Discovery is expected to help rocket designers build next-generation spacecraft and prepare the shuttle for future public display.Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

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  • Title: Crews at NASA's Kennedy Space Center remove space shuttle Discovery's inner heat shield from engine No. 1.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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