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The early morning sun silhouettes STS-95 Space Shuttle Discovery on the Mobile Launch Platform after a trip from the Vehicle Assembly Building.

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The early morning sun silhouettes STS-95 Space Shuttle Discovery, on the Mobile Launch Platform, at Launch Complex Pad 39B after a 6-hour, 4.2-mile trip from the Vehicle Assembly Building. At the launch pad, the orbiter, external tank and solid rocket boosters will undergo final preparations for the launch, scheduled to lift off Oct. 29. The mission includes research payloads such as the Spartan solar-observing deployable spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope Orbital Systems Test Platform, the International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchhiker, as well as the SPACEHAB single module with experiments on space flight and the aging process

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  • Title: The early morning sun silhouettes STS-95 Space Shuttle Discovery on the Mobile Launch Platform after a trip from the Vehicle Assembly Building.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
  • About Title: To help you find images you’re searching for, previously untitled images have been labelled automatically based on their description

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