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The orbiter Discovery is suspended vertically above the floor of the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building.

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The orbiter Discovery is suspended vertically above the floor of the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building. Discovery will be lifted up into high bay 3 and lowered onto the mobile launcher platform where the external tank and solid rocket boosters are already stacked. Space Shuttle Discovery is scheduled to roll out to Launch Pad 39B no earlier than Nov. 7 for mission STS-116. The mission is No. 20 to the International Space Station and construction flight 12A.1. The mission payload is the SPACEHAB module, the P5 integrated truss structure and other key components. The launch window for mission STS-116 opens Dec. 7. Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller

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  • Title: The orbiter Discovery is suspended vertically above the floor of the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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