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Discovery's airlock is lifted toward the orbiter for installation inside the orbiter's payload bay.

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Discovery’s airlock is lifted toward the orbiter for installation inside the orbiter’s payload bay. The airlock is sized to accommodate two fully suited flight crew members simultaneously. Support functions include airlock depressurization and repressurization, extravehicular activity equipment recharge, liquid-cooled garment water cooling, EVA equipment checkout, and communications. Discovery is designated as the Return to Flight vehicle for mission STS-114, no earlier than March 2005. STS-114 mission is Logistics Flight 1, which is scheduled to deliver supplies and equipment plus the external stowage platform to the International Space Station.

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  • Title: Discovery's airlock is lifted toward the orbiter for installation inside the orbiter's payload bay.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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