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The reaction control system will be removed from Endeavour's fuselage nose area in NASA Kennedy Space Center's Orbiter Processing Facility 2.

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The forward reaction control system, or FRCS, will be removed from space shuttle Endeavour's forward fuselage nose area in NASA Kennedy Space Center's Orbiter Processing Facility 2. The FRCS provides the thrust for attitude (rotational) maneuvers (pitch, yaw and roll) and for small velocity changes along the orbiter axis (translation maneuvers). Endeavour is designated as the shuttle for the STS-130 mission, targeted for launch in February 2010. Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller

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  • Title: The reaction control system will be removed from Endeavour's fuselage nose area in NASA Kennedy Space Center's Orbiter Processing Facility 2.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
  • Album: cbabir
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