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Technicians help position a crane so work can begin to remove the spacecraft's forward reaction control system.

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In Orbiter Processing Facility-2 (OPF-2) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, technicians help position a special crane around space shuttle Atlantis so that work can begin to remove the spacecraft’s forward reaction control system. The system provided some of the maneuvering capabilities to the spacecraft during its missions. Atlantis glided to a landing, July 21, 2011, at Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility, completing NASA’s final space shuttle mission, STS-135. The shuttle is in OPF-2 being decommissioned and prepared for eventual display at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Photo credit: Kim Shiflett

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  • Title: Technicians help position a crane so work can begin to remove the spacecraft's forward reaction control system.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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