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The Node 1 the first element of the International Space Station to be manufactured from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.

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The Node 1, the first element of the International Space Station to be manufactured in the United States and the first to be launched on the Space Shuttle, rests in its container in the Space Station Processing Facility high bay after its arrival at KSC from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). The Node 1 module is currently scheduled to lift off aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in July 1998 along with Pressurized Mating Adapters (PMAs) 1 and 2. The 18-foot in diameter, 22- foot-long aluminum module was manufactured by the Boeing Co. at MSFC. Once in space, the Node 1 will function as a connecting passageway to the living and working areas of the International Space Station. It has six hatches that will serve as docking ports to the U.S. laboratory module, U.S. habitation module, an airlock and other space station elements

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  • Title: The Node 1 the first element of the International Space Station to be manufactured from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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