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In the Space Station Processing Facility workers on the floor watch as an overhead crane moves.

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In the Space Station Processing Facility, workers on the floor watch as an overhead crane moves the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) to a stand for weighing. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency developed the laboratory at the Tsukuba Space Center near Tokyo. It is the first element, named "Kibo" (Hope), to be delivered to KSC. The JEM is Japan's primary contribution to the International Space Station. It will enhance the unique research capabilities of the orbiting complex by providing an additional environment for astronauts to conduct science experiments. The JEM is targeted for mission STS-124, to launch in early 2008. Photo credit: NASA/Troy Cryder

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  • Title: In the Space Station Processing Facility workers on the floor watch as an overhead crane moves.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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