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Kimono rack, 19th century - Public domain museum image. A black and white photo of a clothes rack

Kimono rack, 19th century - Public domain museum image. A black and wh...

Public domain photo of a 3d object, Japan, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Hand-towel Rack (Tenugui kake) with Chrysanthemums and Meandering Stream

Hand-towel Rack (Tenugui kake) with Chrysanthemums and Meandering Stre...

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Drying at top speed. Reeled away from the calendaring machine, the fresh stock rolls over towering drying racks shown here. Weighted tension bars keep the festooned sheet of new fabric taut and straight as it cools and dries. From the drying racks, the fabric travels quickly onto rolls of cloth where it is rolled onto reels small enough to handle. Firestone (General Tires), Akron, Ohio

Drying at top speed. Reeled away from the calendaring machine, the fre...

Public domain photograph of indoor, interior activity, America in the 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Mail racks at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) defense housing dormitories at Vallejo, California

Mail racks at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) defense housing d...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of an office worker, 1930s, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. Miles of preformed aluminum alloy tubing are placed on racks in stockrooms ready for assembly in bomber and fighter planes built at the Inglewood, California, plant of North American Aviation, Incorporated, where women are fast taking over the jobs of the stockmen. This plant produces the battle-tested B-25 ("Billy Mitchell") bomber, used in General Doolittle's raid on Tokyo and the P-51 ("Mustang") fighter plane, which was first brought into prominence by the British raid on Dieppe

Production. Airplane manufacture, general. Miles of preformed aluminum...

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Bridgeton, New Jersey. Seabrook Farm. Packed string beans being loaded into racks which will carry them to quick freezer

Bridgeton, New Jersey. Seabrook Farm. Packed string beans being loaded...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a worker, labor, factory, plant, manufacture, industrial facility, 1930s, mid-20th-century industrial photo, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Turlock, California. Punching racks of cabbage into drying tunnels at dehydrating plant

Turlock, California. Punching racks of cabbage into drying tunnels at ...

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Charles P. Cochrane Co., 295 5th Ave., New York City. Sample racks II

Charles P. Cochrane Co., 295 5th Ave., New York City. Sample racks II

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[Racks of meat in cold storage in a meat locker]

[Racks of meat in cold storage in a meat locker]

Image from Look photographic assignment with title: Chicago city of contrasts. Frame 4 of contact sheet. Forms part of: LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – --  The STS-128 crew members pause in front of the Astrovan that will take them to Launch Pad 39A.  From left are Mission Specialists Danny Olivas, Nicole Stott, Christer Fuglesang, Jose Hernandez and Patrick Forrester, Pilot Kevin Ford and Commander Rick Sturckow. At the pad, the astronauts will complete their suit-up and enter space shuttle Discovery for the 11:59 p.m. EDT liftoff. The first launch attempt on Aug. 24 was postponed due to unfavorable weather conditions.  The second attempt on Aug. 25 also was postponed due to an issue with a valve in space shuttle Discovery's main propulsion system. The 13-day mission will deliver more than 7 tons of supplies, science racks and equipment, as well as additional environmental hardware to sustain six crew members on the International Space Station. The equipment includes a freezer to store research samples, a new sleeping compartment and the COLBERT treadmill.  The mission is the 128th in the Space Shuttle Program, the 37th flight of Discovery and the 30th station assembly flight.  Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2009-4890

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – -- The STS-128 crew members pause in front of ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – -- The STS-128 crew members pause in front of the Astrovan that will take them to Launch Pad 39A. From left are Mission Specialists Danny Olivas, Nicole Stott, Christer Fuglesang, Jose ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility, workers and the STS-98 crew gather for a ceremony that turns over the “key” for the U.S. Lab Destiny to NASA. Holding the key (left) is STS-98 Commander Ken Cockrell. To his left is Mission Specialist Thomas Jones; at right (in uniform) is Mission Specialist Marsha Ivins. Also in the group are Pilot Mark Polansky and Mission Specialist Robert Curbeam. . Launch of mission STS-98 on Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled for Jan. 18, 2001. The mission will carry the U.S. Lab Destiny to the International Space Station with five system racks and experiments already installed inside the module KSC-00padig130

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility, workers and the STS-98 crew gather for a ceremony that turns over the “key” for the U.S. Lab Destiny to NASA. Holding the key (left) is ST... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the Press Site auditorium at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA managers brief the media following the scrub of a launch attempt of space shuttle Discovery. From left are briefing moderator Allard Beutel, Mission Management Team Chair Mike Moses and STS-128 Launch Director Pete Nickolenko.  The launch attempt was scrubbed due to a problem with a liquid hydrogen valve in the main propulsion system. Liftoff now is no earlier than 12:22 a.m. EDT on Aug. 28.The 13-day STS-128 mission will deliver more than seven tons of supplies, science racks and equipment, as well as additional environmental hardware to sustain six crew members on the International Space Station. The equipment includes a freezer to store research samples, a new sleeping compartment and the COLBERT treadmill.  The mission is the 128th in the Space Shuttle Program, the 37th flight of Discovery and the 30th station assembly flight.  Photo credit: NASA/Cory Huston KSC-2009-4866

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the Press Site auditorium at NASA's Kennedy ...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the Press Site auditorium at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA managers brief the media following the scrub of a launch attempt of space shuttle Discovery. From left are bri... More

CV-990 EQUIPMENT RACKS IN THE INSTRUMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY IRL

CV-990 EQUIPMENT RACKS IN THE INSTRUMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY IRL

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 9/24/1974 Photographer: DONALD HUEBLER Keywords: Larsen Scan Location Building No: 77 Photographs Relating to Agency Activities, Facilities and Personnel

CV-990 EQUIPMENT RACKS IN THE INSTRUMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY IRL

CV-990 EQUIPMENT RACKS IN THE INSTRUMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY IRL

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 9/24/1974 Photographer: DONALD HUEBLER Keywords: Larsen Scan Location Building No: 77 Photographs Relating to Agency Activities, Facilities and Personnel

10 EQUIPMENT RACKS AF SLAR SIDE LOOKING AIRBORNE RADAR EQUIPMENT IN HANGAR

10 EQUIPMENT RACKS AF SLAR SIDE LOOKING AIRBORNE RADAR EQUIPMENT IN HA...

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 9/24/1976 Photographer: DONALD HUEBLER Keywords: Larsen Scan Location Building No: 4 Photographs Relating to Agency Activities, Facilities and Personnel

FRICTION RIG IN TEST CELL SE-14 - INSTRUMENT RACKS IN TEST CELL SE-16 IN THE ENGINE RESEARCH BUILDING ERB FOR THE SAFETY COMMITTEE

FRICTION RIG IN TEST CELL SE-14 - INSTRUMENT RACKS IN TEST CELL SE-16 ...

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 5/6/1976 Photographer: DONALD HUEBLER Keywords: Larsen Scan Location Building No: 5 Location Room: SE-14 & SE-16 Photographs Relating to Agency Act... More

CONTROL ROOM RACKS, NASA Technology Images

CONTROL ROOM RACKS, NASA Technology Images

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 5/18/1978 Photographer: DONALD HUEBLER Keywords: Larsen Scan Location Building No: 102 Location Room: ECRL-2 Photographs Relating to Agency Activit... More

Fish lay on racks drying in the sun

Fish lay on racks drying in the sun

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Borneo Scene Camera Operator: J01 Lewis Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of several life raft racks along the port side of the aviation logistic ship USNS WRIGHT (T-AVB 3). The WRIGHT is among the ships taking part in exercise OCEAN VENTURE '88

A view of several life raft racks along the port side of the aviation ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '88 Base: Usns Wright (T-AVB 3) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Members of Naval Air Maintenance Training Group Detachment 3001 service bomb release racks

Members of Naval Air Maintenance Training Group Detachment 3001 servic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to... More

Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Ryan Jackson, left, and Photographer's Mate AIRMAN Gordon Martinez assemble EH-3B film machine processing racks. The job is part of their classwork in the Photographic Quality Control Maintenance Course at the Naval Schools of Photograpy

Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Ryan Jackson, left, and Photographer's M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Pensacola State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Jim Bryant Release Status: Relea... More

388th Equipment Maintenance Squadron load TER-9A bomb racks onto trailers during Operation Desert Shield

388th Equipment Maintenance Squadron load TER-9A bomb racks onto trail...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT SHIELD Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. Marvin D. Lynchard Release Status: Released to Pu... More

A Scorpion fast attack vehicle (FAV), center, sits in a stall at a production shop beside another lightweight all-terrain vehicle. The FAV is equipped with an ASP-30 30mm cannon, which is flanked by racks holding to M-136 light anti-tank weapons

A Scorpion fast attack vehicle (FAV), center, sits in a stall at a pro...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Charles Mussi Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

STS058-204-002 - STS-058 - General views of the SPACELAB showing experiment set ups at the work racks.

STS058-204-002 - STS-058 - General views of the SPACELAB showing exper...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: General views of the SPACELAB showing experiment set ups at the various experiment racks. Almost all of the racks have a maze of cables attached to expe... More

S47-225-027 - STS-047 - Various views of aft section and racks in SLJ

S47-225-027 - STS-047 - Various views of aft section and racks in SLJ

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of upper portion of aft section of Spacelab-Japan (SLJ) (022-026), of the lower aft section of SLJ showing lower body negativ... More

S47-225-010 - STS-047 - Various racks and equipment in SLJ

S47-225-010 - STS-047 - Various racks and equipment in SLJ

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of various racks and equipment in Spacelab-Japan (SLJ). Views include: Rack 7 (010); close-up of upper portion of Rack 7, sho... More

S47-225-023 - STS-047 - Various views of aft section and racks in SLJ

S47-225-023 - STS-047 - Various views of aft section and racks in SLJ

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of upper portion of aft section of Spacelab-Japan (SLJ) (022-026), of the lower aft section of SLJ showing lower body negativ... More

STS079-364-027 - STS-079 - RME 1313 ARIS - Active Rack Isolation System

STS079-364-027 - STS-079 - RME 1313 ARIS - Active Rack Isolation Syste...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-79 Mission specialist Jay Apt (background) and Walz tilt the ARIS rack out of its place in the Spacehab module. Subject Terms: ASTRONAUTS, SPACEHAB... More

STS079-365-014 - STS-079 - RME 1313 - ARIS rack bolts

STS079-365-014 - STS-079 - RME 1313 - ARIS rack bolts

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Close-up views of the bolts which connected the Active Rack Isolation System (ARIS) to the Spacehab module. Subject Terms: SPACEHAB, MODULES, RACKS, ST... More

STS075-311-008 - STS-075 - Candid views of STS-75 crewmembers in their sleep racks

STS075-311-008 - STS-075 - Candid views of STS-75 crewmembers in their...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Candid views of STS-75 payload specialist Umberto Guidoni smiling from inside his sleep rack on the Columbia's middeck, next to the airlock hatch. Sub... More

STS075-337-004 - STS-075 - Astronauts Hoffman and Nicollier eat in their sleep racks

STS075-337-004 - STS-075 - Astronauts Hoffman and Nicollier eat in the...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Mission specialists Jeff Hoffman (left) and Claude Nicollier eat their meal while laying in their sleep racks on the Columbia's middeck. Their trays are... More

STS079-302-031 - STS-079 - View of the port side racks in the Spacehab module

STS079-302-031 - STS-079 - View of the port side racks in the Spacehab...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of gyrodyne to be transferred to the Mir space station in its stowage rack. Subject Terms: SPACEHAB, SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS, RACKS, STS-79, ATLANT... More

STS079-302-014 - STS-079 - RME 1313 - Active Rack Isolation System (ARIS)

STS079-302-014 - STS-079 - RME 1313 - Active Rack Isolation System (AR...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Close-up view of the ARIS umbilicals. Subject Terms: RACKS, SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS, SPACEHAB, STS-79, ATLANTIS (ORBITER) Date Taken: 10/15/1996 Categ... More

STS079-302-005 - STS-079 - RME 1313 ARIS - Active Rack Isolation System

STS079-302-005 - STS-079 - RME 1313 ARIS - Active Rack Isolation Syste...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-79 mission specialists Carl Walz (dark shirt) and Jay Apt tilt the Active Rack Isolation System (ARIS) out of its place in the Spacehab module in or... More

STS083-486-021 - STS-083 - STS-83 crewmembers in their sleep racks on the middeck

STS083-486-021 - STS-083 - STS-83 crewmembers in their sleep racks on ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-83 pilot Susan Still, payload specialist Gregory Linteris and commander James Halsell are photographed in their sleep racks on the Columbia's middec... More

STS094-334-037 - STS-094 - Various views of Spacelab racks

STS094-334-037 - STS-094 - Various views of Spacelab racks

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Various views of the experiment racks in the Microgravity Science Laboratory (MSL-1) Spacelab module including: Rack 2 Control Center (021), Rack 4 subs... More

STS083-486-023 - STS-083 - STS-83 crewmembers in their sleep racks on the middeck

STS083-486-023 - STS-083 - STS-83 crewmembers in their sleep racks on ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-83 pilot Susan Still, payload specialist Gregory Linteris and commander James Halsell are photographed in their sleep racks on the Columbia's middec... More

Viewed looking forward, this Spacelab module is empty now, being prepared in the Operations & Checkout Building for shipment to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. Visible on the floor are the foot restraints used by astronauts to keep them stationary while conducting experiments. Spacelab was designed by the European Space Agency (ESA) for the Space Shuttle program. It first flew on STS-9 in November 1983 and its final flight was the STS-90 Neurolab mission in April 1998. The Spacelab concept of modular experiment racks in a pressurized shirt-sleeve environment made it highly user-friendly and accessible. Numerous experiments conceived by hundreds of scientists on the ground were conducted by flight crews in orbit. Spacelab modules served as on-orbit homes for everything from squirrel monkeys to plant seeds. They supported astronomical as well as Earth observations, for servicing the Hubble Space Telescope and for research preparatory to the International Space Station. One of the greatest benefits afforded by the Spacelab missions was the opportunity to fly a mission more than once, with the second or third flight building on the experiences and data gathered from its predecessors KSC-98pc1141

Viewed looking forward, this Spacelab module is empty now, being prepa...

Viewed looking forward, this Spacelab module is empty now, being prepared in the Operations & Checkout Building for shipment to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. Visible on the floor are the ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside the U.S. Lab, called "Destiny," which is in the Space Station Processing Facility, U.S. Rep. Dave Weldon (right) looks over equipment. In the background (center) is Thomas R. "Randy" Galloway, with the Space Station Hardware Integration Office. Weldon is on the House Science Committee and vice chairman of the Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee. Destiny is scheduled to be launched on Space Shuttle Endeavour in early 2000. It will become the centerpiece of scientific research on the ISS, with five equipment racks aboard to provide essential functions for station systems, including high data-rate communications, and to maintain the station's orientation using control gyroscopes launched earlier. Additional equipment and research racks will be installed in the laboratory on subsequent Shuttle flights KSC-99pp0811

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside the U.S. Lab, called "Destiny," w...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Inside the U.S. Lab, called "Destiny," which is in the Space Station Processing Facility, U.S. Rep. Dave Weldon (right) looks over equipment. In the background (center) is Thomas R... More

In the Space Station Processing Facility, members of the STS-98 crew check out equipment in the U.S. Lab, Destiny, with the help of workers. In the background, looking over her shoulder, is Mission Specialist Marsha Ivins. Others in the crew are Commander Ken Cockrell, Pilot Mark Polansky and Mission Specialists Robert Curbeam and Thomas Jones. The crew is taking part in Crew Equipment Interface Test activities, becoming familiar with equipment it will be handling during the mission. The mission will be transporting the Lab to the International Space Station with five system racks already installed inside of the module. With delivery of electronics in the lab, electrically powered attitude control for Control Moment Gyroscopes will be activated. The STS-98 launch is scheduled for Jan. 18, 2001 KSC-00pp1602

In the Space Station Processing Facility, members of the STS-98 crew c...

In the Space Station Processing Facility, members of the STS-98 crew check out equipment in the U.S. Lab, Destiny, with the help of workers. In the background, looking over her shoulder, is Mission Specialist M... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3, STS-98 Commander Ken Cockrell conducts window inspection, checking for leaks, in the cockpit of Atlantis. He and the rest of the crew are at KSC for Crew Equipment Interface Test activities. Launch on mission STS-98 is scheduled for Jan. 18, 2001. It will be transporting the U.S. Lab, Destiny, to the International Space Station with five system racks already installed inside of the module. After delivery of electronics in the lab, electrically powered attitude control for Control Moment Gyroscopes will be activated KSC00pp1762

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3, ST...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3, STS-98 Commander Ken Cockrell conducts window inspection, checking for leaks, in the cockpit of Atlantis. He and the rest of the crew are at K... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Some of the STS-98 crew look over the Canadian robotic arm in the payload bay of orbiter Atlantis, which is undergoing testing in the Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3. At right, pointing, is Mission Specialist Tom Jones. Second from right is Mission Specialist Robert Curbeam. They and the rest of the crew are at KSC for Crew Equipment Interface Test activities. Launch on mission STS-98 is scheduled for Jan. 18, 2001. It will be transporting the U.S. Lab, Destiny, to the International Space Station with five system racks already installed inside of the module. After delivery of electronics in the lab, electrically powered attitude control for Control Moment Gyroscopes will be activated KSC00pp1766

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Some of the STS-98 crew look over the Ca...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Some of the STS-98 crew look over the Canadian robotic arm in the payload bay of orbiter Atlantis, which is undergoing testing in the Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3. At right, p... More

The orbiter Atlantis rolls toward the open door of the Vehicle Assembly Building after leaving the Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3. In the VAB it will be raised to vertical and lifted up and into high bay 3 for stacking with its external tank and solid rocket boosters. Atlantis will fly on mission STS-98, the seventh construction flight to the International Space Station. The orbiter will carry in its payload bay the U.S. Laboratory, named Destiny, that will have five system racks already installed inside of the module. After delivery of electronics in the lab, electrically powered attitude control for Control Moment Gyroscopes will be activated. Atlantis is scheduled for launch on Jan. 18, 2001, at 2:44 a.m. EST, with a crew of five KSC00pp1828

The orbiter Atlantis rolls toward the open door of the Vehicle Assembl...

The orbiter Atlantis rolls toward the open door of the Vehicle Assembly Building after leaving the Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3. In the VAB it will be raised to vertical and lifted up and into high bay 3 f... More

STS102-368-007 - STS-102 - Connector panels on U.S. Laboratory/Destiny racks

STS102-368-007 - STS-102 - Connector panels on U.S. Laboratory/Destiny...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Connector panels on U.S. Laboratory/Destiny racks. Subject Terms: STS-102, INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION, RACKS (FRAMES), U.S. LABORATORY, CONNECTORS, HA... More

STS102-368-009 - STS-102 - Connector panels on U.S. Laboratory/Destiny racks

STS102-368-009 - STS-102 - Connector panels on U.S. Laboratory/Destiny...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Connector panels on U.S. Laboratory/Destiny racks. Subject Terms: STS-102, INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION, RACKS (FRAMES), U.S. LABORATORY, CONNECTORS, HA... More

STS102-368-005 - STS-102 - Connector panels on U.S. Laboratory/Destiny racks

STS102-368-005 - STS-102 - Connector panels on U.S. Laboratory/Destiny...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Connector panels on U.S. Laboratory/Destiny racks. Subject Terms: STS-102, INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION, RACKS (FRAMES), U.S. LABORATORY, CONNECTORS, HA... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Viewed from inside the Vehicle Assembly Building, Space Shuttle Atlantis moves back inside after an aborted rollout to Launch Pad 39A. Atlantis will fly on mission STS-98, the seventh construction flight to the International Space Station. The orbiter will carry in its payload bay the U.S. Laboratory, named Destiny, that will have five system racks already installed inside the module. After delivery of electronics in the lab, electrically powered attitude control for Control Moment Gyroscopes will be activated. Atlantis is scheduled for launch no earlier than Jan. 19, 2001, with a crew of five KSC01pp0007

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Viewed from inside the Vehicle Assembly ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Viewed from inside the Vehicle Assembly Building, Space Shuttle Atlantis moves back inside after an aborted rollout to Launch Pad 39A. Atlantis will fly on mission STS-98, the seve... More

STS-98 Pilot Mark Polansky is pleased to arrive at KSC’s Shuttle Landing Facility for Terminal Countdown Test Activities. In preparation for the Jan. 19 launch, he and the rest of the crew Commander Ken Cockrell and Mission Specialists Robert Curbeam, Thomas Jones and Marsha Ivins will be training in emergency procedures from the pad, checking the payload and taking part in a simulated countdown. The payload for the mission is the U.S. Lab Destiny, a key element in the construction of the International Space Station. The lab has five system racks already installed inside the module. After delivery of electronics in the lab, electrically powered attitude control for Control Moment Gyroscopes will be activated. STS-98 is the seventh construction flight to the ISS.<br KSC01pp0022

STS-98 Pilot Mark Polansky is pleased to arrive at KSC’s Shuttle Landi...

STS-98 Pilot Mark Polansky is pleased to arrive at KSC’s Shuttle Landing Facility for Terminal Countdown Test Activities. In preparation for the Jan. 19 launch, he and the rest of the crew Commander Ken Cockrel... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The U.S. Lab Destiny rests in the payload bay of Space Shuttle Atlantis. A key element in the construction of the International Space Station, Destiny is 28 feet long and weighs 16 tons. This research and command-and-control center is the most sophisticated and versatile space laboratory ever built. It will ultimately house a total of 23 experiment racks for crew support and scientific research. Destiny will fly on STS-98, the seventh construction flight to the ISS. Launch of STS-98 is scheduled for Jan. 19 at 2:11 a.m. EST KSC01pp0104

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The U.S. Lab Destiny rests in the payloa...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The U.S. Lab Destiny rests in the payload bay of Space Shuttle Atlantis. A key element in the construction of the International Space Station, Destiny is 28 feet long and weighs 16... More

On a workstand in the Space Station Processing Facility, workers stand by while an overhead crane is ready to lift the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo to move it to the weight and balance scale. The Italian-built MPLM is one of three such pressurized modules that will serve as the International Space Station's "moving vans," carrying laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies to and from the station aboard the Space Shuttle. The cylindrical module is approximately 21 feet long and 15 feet in diameter, weighing almost 4.1 metric tons. It can carry up to 9.1 metric tons of cargo packed into 16 standard space station equipment racks. The Leonardo will be launched on mission STS-102 March 8. On that flight, Leonardo will be filled with equipment and supplies to outfit the U.S. laboratory module, to be carried to the ISS on the Feb. 7 launch of STS-98 KSC-01pp0250

On a workstand in the Space Station Processing Facility, workers stand...

On a workstand in the Space Station Processing Facility, workers stand by while an overhead crane is ready to lift the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo to move it to the weight and balance scale. The Ita... More

An Airbus “Beluga” air cargo plane, The Super Transporter, lands at KSC’s Shuttle Landing Facility. Its cargo, from the factory of Alenia Aerospazio in Turin, Italy, is the Italian Space Agency’s Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello, the third of three for the International Space Station. The module will be transported to the Space Station Processing Facility for processing. Among the activities for the payload test team are integrated electrical tests with other Station elements in the SSPF, leak tests, electrical and software compatibility tests with the Space Shuttle (using the Cargo Integrated Test equipment) and an Interface Verification Test once the module is installed in the Space Shuttle’s payload bay at the launch pad. The most significant mechanical task to be performed on Donatello in the SSPF is the installation and outfitting of the racks for carrying the various experiments and cargo KSC01pp0233

An Airbus “Beluga” air cargo plane, The Super Transporter, lands at KS...

An Airbus “Beluga” air cargo plane, The Super Transporter, lands at KSC’s Shuttle Landing Facility. Its cargo, from the factory of Alenia Aerospazio in Turin, Italy, is the Italian Space Agency’s Multi-Purpose ... More

An overhead crane lowers the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello onto a workstand. In the SSPF, Donatello will undergo processing by the payload test team, including integrated electrical tests with other Station elements in the SSPF, leak tests, electrical and software compatibility tests with the Space Shuttle (using the Cargo Integrated Test equipment) and an Interface Verification Test once the module is installed in the Space Shuttle’s payload bay at the launch pad. The most significant mechanical task to be performed on Donatello in the SSPF is the installation and outfitting of the racks for carrying the various experiments and cargo. Donatello will be launched on mission STS-130, currently planned for September 2004 KSC-01pp0249

An overhead crane lowers the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello ...

An overhead crane lowers the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Donatello onto a workstand. In the SSPF, Donatello will undergo processing by the payload test team, including integrated electrical tests with other ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Workers walking behind Space Shuttle Discovery appear miniscule against the gigantic vehicle as it crawls to Launch Pad 39B. Discovery will be flying on mission STS-102 to the International Space Station. Its payload is the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo, a “moving van,” to carry laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies to and from the Space Station aboard the Space Shuttle. The flight will also carry the Expedition Two crew up to the Space Station, replacing Expedition One, who will return to Earth on Discovery. Launch is scheduled for March 8 at 6:45 a.m. EST KSC01padig070

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Workers walking behind Space Shuttle Dis...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Workers walking behind Space Shuttle Discovery appear miniscule against the gigantic vehicle as it crawls to Launch Pad 39B. Discovery will be flying on mission STS-102 to the Inte... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Space Shuttle Discovery, on its Mobile Launcher Platform, inches up the ramp to Launch Pad 39B. Fog has rolled in over the pad, blurring the lines of the Fixed Service Structure (background right). Discovery will be flying on mission STS-102 to the International Space Station. Its payload is the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo, a “moving van,” to carry laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies to and from the Space Station aboard the Space Shuttle. The flight will also carry the Expedition Two crew up to the Space Station, replacing Expedition One, who will return to Earth on Discovery. Launch is scheduled for March 8 at 6:45 a.m. EST KSC01padig076

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Space Shuttle Discovery, on its Mobile L...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Space Shuttle Discovery, on its Mobile Launcher Platform, inches up the ramp to Launch Pad 39B. Fog has rolled in over the pad, blurring the lines of the Fixed Service Structure (b... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Fog-enshrouded Space Shuttle Discovery dwarfs the workers on the ground as it crawls to Launch Pad 39B. Discovery will be flying on mission STS-102 to the International Space Station. Its payload is the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo, a “moving van,” to carry laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies to and from the Space Station aboard the Space Shuttle. The flight will also carry the Expedition Two crew up to the Space Station, replacing Expedition One, who will return to Earth on Discovery. Launch is scheduled for March 8 at 6:45 a.m. EST KSC01padig071

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Fog-enshrouded Space Shuttle Discovery d...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Fog-enshrouded Space Shuttle Discovery dwarfs the workers on the ground as it crawls to Launch Pad 39B. Discovery will be flying on mission STS-102 to the International Space Stati... More

In the Space Station Processing Facility, the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo (left), suspended from an overhead crane, is lowered toward the open doors of the payload canister. The MPLM is being transferred to Launch Pad 39B for installation in Space Shuttle Discovery. Leonardo, one of Italy’s major contributions to the International Space Station program, is a reusable logistics carrier. It is the primary delivery system used to resupply and return Station cargo requiring a pressurized environment. Leonardo is the primary payload on mission STS-102 and will deliver up to 10 tons of laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies for outfitting the newly installed U.S. Laboratory Destiny. STS-102 is scheduled to launch March 8 at 6:45 a.m. EST KSC-01pp0356

In the Space Station Processing Facility, the Multi-Purpose Logistics ...

In the Space Station Processing Facility, the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo (left), suspended from an overhead crane, is lowered toward the open doors of the payload canister. The MPLM is being transf... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  At Launch Pad 39B the payload canister, with the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo inside, is lifted to the payload changeout room on the Rotating Service Structure. Umbilical hoses, maintaining a controlled environment for the cargo, are still attached to the lower end of the canister. At the PCR, the payload ground-handling mechanism (PGHM) will be used to transfer Leonardo out of the canister and then into Space Shuttle Discovery’s payload bay. One of Italy’s major contributions to the International Space Station program, Leonardo is a reusable logistics carrier. It is the primary delivery system used to resupply and return Station cargo requiring a pressurized environment. Leonardo is the primary payload on mission STS-102 and will deliver up to 10 tons of laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies for outfitting the newly installed U.S. Laboratory Destiny. STS-102 is scheduled to launch March 8 at 6:45 a.m. EST KSC01pp0362

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At Launch Pad 39B the payload canister,...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At Launch Pad 39B the payload canister, with the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo inside, is lifted to the payload changeout room on the Rotating Service Structure. Umbilic... More

In the payload changeout room on the Rotating Service Structure, Launch Pad 39B, workers move the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo out of the payload canister. From the PCR Leonardo then will be transferred into Space Shuttle Discovery’s payload bay. One of Italy’s major contributions to the International Space Station program, Leonardo is a reusable logistics carrier. It is the primary delivery system used to resupply and return Station cargo requiring a pressurized environment. Leonardo is the primary payload on mission STS-102 and will deliver up to 10 tons of laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies for outfitting the newly installed U.S. Laboratory Destiny. STS-102 is scheduled to launch March 8 at 6:45 a.m. EST KSC-01pp0363

In the payload changeout room on the Rotating Service Structure, Launc...

In the payload changeout room on the Rotating Service Structure, Launch Pad 39B, workers move the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo out of the payload canister. From the PCR Leonardo then will be transfer... More

STS-102 Mission Specialists James Voss, Susan Helms and Yury Usachev hold up a sign after donning their launch and entry suits. In Cyrillic and English, the sign recognizes International Women’s Day, March 8. Voss and Helms are making their fifth Shuttle flights and Usachev is making his second. All three are the Expedition Two crew who are replacing Expedition One on the International Space Station. STS-102 is the eighth construction flight to the Station, carrying the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo. . The primary delivery system used to resupply and return Station cargo requiring a pressurized environment, Leonardo will deliver up to 10 tons of laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies for outfitting the newly installed U.S. Laboratory Destiny. Discovery is set to launch March 8 at 6:42 a.m. EST. The 12-day mission is expected to end with a landing at KSC on March 20 KSC01pp0425

STS-102 Mission Specialists James Voss, Susan Helms and Yury Usachev h...

STS-102 Mission Specialists James Voss, Susan Helms and Yury Usachev hold up a sign after donning their launch and entry suits. In Cyrillic and English, the sign recognizes International Women’s Day, March 8. V... More

STS-102 Mission Specialist Susan Helms shows her pleasure at the imminent launch to the International Space Station. This will be Helms’ fifth Shuttle flight. She is also part of the Expedition Two crew replacing Expedition One. STS-102 is the eighth construction flight to the Station, carrying the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo. The primary delivery system used to resupply and return Station cargo requiring a pressurized environment, Leonardo will deliver up to 10 tons of laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies for outfitting the newly installed U.S. Laboratory Destiny. Discovery is set to launch March 8 at 6:42 a.m. EST. The 12-day mission is expected to end with a landing at KSC on March 20 KSC01pp0427

STS-102 Mission Specialist Susan Helms shows her pleasure at the immin...

STS-102 Mission Specialist Susan Helms shows her pleasure at the imminent launch to the International Space Station. This will be Helms’ fifth Shuttle flight. She is also part of the Expedition Two crew replaci... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Workers watch the rollback of the Rotating Service Structure (left) from around Space Shuttle Discovery on Launch Pad 39B. Poised above the orange external tank is the Gaseous Oxygen Vent Arm with the “beanie cap,” a vent hood. The RSS provides protected access to the orbiter for changeout and servicing of payloads. It is supported by a rotating bridge that pivots about a vertical axis on the west side of the pad’s flame trench. Space Shuttle Discovery is scheduled to launch March 8 at 6:42 a.m. EST on the eighth construction flight to the International Space Station. It carries the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo, the primary delivery system used to resupply and return Station cargo requiring a pressurized environment. Leonardo will deliver up to 10 tons of laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies for outfitting the newly installed U.S. Laboratory Destiny KSC01pp0441

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Workers watch the rollback of the Rotati...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Workers watch the rollback of the Rotating Service Structure (left) from around Space Shuttle Discovery on Launch Pad 39B. Poised above the orange external tank is the Gaseous Oxyg... More

Before entering Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-102 Mission Specialist James Voss (center) is helped preparing his launch and entry suit for launch from technicians in the White Room. The mission is Voss’s fifth Shuttle flight. In the background is Pilot James Kelly waiting to enter Discovery. Voss is also part of the Expedition Two crew flying on the mission to replace the Expedition One crew on the Station. Discovery is carrying the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo on the eighth construction flight to the International Space Station. The primary delivery system used to resupply and return Station cargo requiring a pressurized environment, Leonardo will deliver up to 10 tons of laboratory racks filled with equipment, experiments and supplies for outfitting the newly installed U.S. Laboratory Destiny. Discovery is set to launch March 8 at 6:42 a.m. EST. The 12-day mission is expected to end with a landing at KSC on March 20 KSC01pp0451

Before entering Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-102 Mission Specialist Ja...

Before entering Space Shuttle Discovery, STS-102 Mission Specialist James Voss (center) is helped preparing his launch and entry suit for launch from technicians in the White Room. The mission is Voss’s fifth S... More

In the Operations and Checkout Building, STS-100 Mission Specialist Umberto Guidoni has his launch suit adjusted. He and the rest of the crew Commander Kent V. Rominger, Pilot Jeffrey S. Ashby and Mission Specialists Chris A. Hadfield, Scott E. Parazynski, John L. Phillips and Yuri V. Lonchakov are taking part in Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test activities, from emergency escape training at the pad to a simulated launch countdown. An international crew, Hadfield is with the Canadian Space Agency, Guidoni the European Space Agency and Lonchakov the Russian Aviation and Space Agency. The mission is carrying the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello and the Canadian robotic arm, SSRMS, to the International Space Station. Raffaello carries six system racks and two storage racks for the U.S. Lab. The SSRMS is crucial to the continued assembly of the orbiting complex and has a unique ability to switch ends as it works, “inchworming” along the Station’s exterior. Launch of mission STS-100 is scheduled for April 19 at 2:41 p.m. EDT from Launch Pad 39A KSC-01pp0597

In the Operations and Checkout Building, STS-100 Mission Specialist Um...

In the Operations and Checkout Building, STS-100 Mission Specialist Umberto Guidoni has his launch suit adjusted. He and the rest of the crew Commander Kent V. Rominger, Pilot Jeffrey S. Ashby and Mission Speci... More

STS-100 Mission Specialist Chris A. Hadfield, with the Canadian Space Agency, practices maneuvers on a simulator for installing the Canadian-built Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS). He and Mission Specialist Scott E. Parazynski will undertake two spacewalks to install the SSRMS. The 11-day mission to the International Space Station will also deliver the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello, carrying six system racks and two storage racks for the U.S. Lab. Liftoff on mission STS-100 is scheduled at 2:41 p.m. EDT April 19 KSC-01pp0804

STS-100 Mission Specialist Chris A. Hadfield, with the Canadian Space ...

STS-100 Mission Specialist Chris A. Hadfield, with the Canadian Space Agency, practices maneuvers on a simulator for installing the Canadian-built Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS). He and Mission... More

The STS-100 crew walks out of the Operations and Checkout Building on their way to Launch Pad 39A and liftoff for an 11-day mission to the International Space Station. Leading in front are Pilot Jeffrey S. Ashby (left) and Commander Kent V. Rominger (right). Behind them are (left to right) Mission Specialists Umberto Guidoni, Yuri Lonchakov and Chris A. Hadfield. Following in the rear are Mission Specialists Scott E. Parazynski (left) and John L. Phillips (right). An international crew, Guidoni represents the European Space Agency, Lonchakov the Russian Aviation and Space Agency and Hadfield the Canadian Space Agency. Space Shuttle Endeavour and its crew will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Space Station Remote Manipulator System and the UHF Antenna. The mission includes two planned spacewalks for installation of the SSRMS, which will be performed by Parazynski and Hadfield. The mission is also the inaugural flight of Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms. Liftoff of Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-100 is scheduled at 2:41 p.m. EDT April 19 KSC-01pp0818

The STS-100 crew walks out of the Operations and Checkout Building on ...

The STS-100 crew walks out of the Operations and Checkout Building on their way to Launch Pad 39A and liftoff for an 11-day mission to the International Space Station. Leading in front are Pilot Jeffrey S. Ashb... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Looking like a bird with its tail is on fire, Space Shuttle Endeavour, atop solid rocket boosters and an external tank, soars into a Florida blue sky as it heads for space on mission STS-100. Liftoff of Endeavour on the ninth flight to the International Space Station occurred at 2:40:42 p.m. EDT. The 11-day mission will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Space Station Remote Manipulator System and the UHF Antenna. The mission includes two planned spacewalks for installation of the SSRMS on the Station. Also onboard is the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms KSC01pp0833

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Looking like a bird with its tail is on ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Looking like a bird with its tail is on fire, Space Shuttle Endeavour, atop solid rocket boosters and an external tank, soars into a Florida blue sky as it heads for space on missi... More

STS-100 Mission Specialist Chris A. Hadfield is ready for launch after suiting up in the Operations and Checkout Building. Hadfield is with the Canadian Space Agency. The 11-day mission to the International Space Station will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Space Station Remote Manipulator system and the UHF Antenna, and the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello. The mission includes two planned spacewalks for installation of the SSRMS. The mission is also the inaugural flight of Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms. Liftoff on mission STS-100 is scheduled at 2:41 p.m. EDT April 19 KSC-01pp0813

STS-100 Mission Specialist Chris A. Hadfield is ready for launch after...

STS-100 Mission Specialist Chris A. Hadfield is ready for launch after suiting up in the Operations and Checkout Building. Hadfield is with the Canadian Space Agency. The 11-day mission to the International Spa... More

In the White Room, STS-100 Mission Specialist John L. Phillips is helped with his launch and entry suit by closeout crew members Danny Wyatt (left) and George Schramm (right).  This is Phillips’ first Shuttle launch.  The White Room is an environmental chamber at the end of the Orbiter Access Arm that provides entry into the orbiter on the launch pad.  The  mission will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Canadian-built Space Station Remote Manipulator System and the UHF Antenna.  Two spacewalks are planned for installation of the SSRMS, which will be performed by Mission Specialists Scott E. Parazynski and Chris A. Hadfield, who is with the Canadian Space Agency. The mission is also the inaugural flight of the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms.  Liftoff of Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-100 is scheduled at 2:41 p.m. EDT April 19 KSC-01pp0840

In the White Room, STS-100 Mission Specialist John L. Phillips is help...

In the White Room, STS-100 Mission Specialist John L. Phillips is helped with his launch and entry suit by closeout crew members Danny Wyatt (left) and George Schramm (right).  This is Phillips’ first Shuttle l... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  In the White Room, STS-100 Mission Specialist Scott Parazynski is helped with his launch and entry suit by the closeout crew.  The White Room is an environmental chamber at the end of the Orbiter Access Arm that provides entry into the orbiter on the launch pad.  The  mission will deliver and integrate the Spacelab Logistics Pallet/Launch Deployment Assembly, which includes the Canadian-built Space Station Remote Manipulator System and the UHF Antenna.  Two spacewalks are planned for installation of the SSRMS, which will be performed by Mission Specialists Parazynski and Chris Hadfield, who is with the Canadian Space Agency. The mission is also the inaugural flight of Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Raffaello, carrying resupply stowage racks and resupply/return stowage platforms.  Liftoff of Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-100 is scheduled at 2:41 p.m. EDT April 19. KSC01pp0837

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the White Room, STS-100 Mission Spec...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the White Room, STS-100 Mission Specialist Scott Parazynski is helped with his launch and entry suit by the closeout crew. The White Room is an environmental chamber at the en... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Expedition Three Commander Frank Culbertson is helped with his launch and entry suit for the second launch attempt after a 24-hour weather delay. Launch countdown activities for the 12-day mission were called off at about 5:12 p.m. Aug. 9 during the T-9 minute hold due to the high potential for lightning, a thick cloud cover and the potential for showers. Launch is currently scheduled for 5:15 p.m. EDT Aug. 10. Highlighting the mission will be the rotation of the International Space Station crew, the third flight of an Italian-built Multi-Purpose Logistics Module delivering additional scientific racks, equipment and supplies for the Space Station, and two spacewalks. Included in the payload is the Early Ammonia Servicer (EAS) tank, which will be attached to the Station during the spacewalks. The EAS will be installed on the P6 truss, which holds the Station’s giant U.S. solar arrays, batteries and the cooling radiators. The EAS contains spare ammonia for the Station’s cooling system. The three-member Expedition Two crew will be returning to Earth aboard Discovery after a five-month stay on the Station KSC-01pp1455

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Expedition Three Commander Frank Culbert...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Expedition Three Commander Frank Culbertson is helped with his launch and entry suit for the second launch attempt after a 24-hour weather delay. Launch countdown activities for th... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Spectators gather on the grounds in front of the bleachers at the turn basin to watch the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery. A breeze from the southeast that has the flags snapping also kept gathering clouds away for the on-time liftoff at 5:10:14 p.m. EDT. Besides the Shuttle crew of four, Discovery carries the Expedition Three crew who will replace Expedition Two on the International Space Station. The mission includes the third flight of an Italian-built Multi-Purpose Logistics Module delivering additional scientific racks, equipment and supplies for the Space Station, and two spacewalks. Part of the payload is the Early Ammonia Servicer (EAS) tank, which will be attached to the Station during the spacewalks. The EAS will be installed on the P6 truss, which holds the Station’s giant U.S. solar arrays, batteries and the cooling radiators. The EAS contains spare ammonia for the Station’s cooling system. The three-member Expedition Two crew will be returning to Earth aboard Discovery after a five-month stay on the Station KSC01padig265

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Spectators gather on the grounds in fron...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Spectators gather on the grounds in front of the bleachers at the turn basin to watch the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery. A breeze from the southeast that has the flags snapping... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- STS-105 Pilot Rick Sturckow happy to get ready for the second launch attempt after a 24-hour weather delay. Launch countdown activities for the 12-day mission were called off at about 5:12 p.m. Aug. 9 during the T-9 minute hold due to the high potential for lightning, a thick cloud cover and the potential for showers. Launch is currently scheduled for 5:15 p.m. EDT Aug. 10. Highlighting the mission will be the rotation of the International Space Station crew, the third flight of an Italian-built Multi-Purpose Logistics Module delivering additional scientific racks, equipment and supplies for the Space Station, and two spacewalks. Included in the payload is the Early Ammonia Servicer (EAS) tank, which will be attached to the Station during the spacewalks. The EAS will be installed on the P6 truss, which holds the Station’s giant U.S. solar arrays, batteries and the cooling radiators. The EAS contains spare ammonia for the Station’s cooling system. The three-member Expedition Two crew will be returning to Earth aboard Discovery after a five-month stay on the Station KSC-01pp1457

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- STS-105 Pilot Rick Sturckow happy to get...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- STS-105 Pilot Rick Sturckow happy to get ready for the second launch attempt after a 24-hour weather delay. Launch countdown activities for the 12-day mission were called off at ab... More

Arriving at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, only days before, an F-15E Strike Eagle, 366th Air Expeditionary Wing, 391st Fighter Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, prepares to fly its first bombing mission into Afghanistan, in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. Ground crew personnel perform last minute details under the aircraft. The F-15 is equipped with the LANTRIN Navigation and Targeting System pod and carries two racks of GBU-12 500-pound bombs with CCG MAU-169 guidance system, an AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) and AIM-9 Sidewinders. The 366th AEW is one of the Air Force's "on-call 911" fighter wings, ready to deploy at a moments notice

Arriving at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, only days before, an F-15E Strik...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Al Udeid Air Base, Doha Country: Qatar (QAT) Scene Major Command Shown: CENTCOM Scene Camera Operator... More

S107E05155 - STS-107 - Brown with a video camera in the Spacehab RDM during STS-107

S107E05155 - STS-107 - Brown with a video camera in the Spacehab RDM d...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-107 Mission Specialist 1 (MS) David "Dave" Brown, surrounded by racks of experiments and hardware, smiles while holding a video camera as he floats ... More

The interior of an Iraqi Armory in Al Kut with racks filled with Tabuk 7.62 mm assault rifles. In the foreground, right, is a 5.56mm M16A2 rifle on the table this may be the photographers. The Tabuk is an Iraqi licensed copy of the Russian Kalashnikov 7.62 mm AK-47 assault rifle

The interior of an Iraqi Armory in Al Kut with racks filled with Tabuk...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Al Kut State: Wasit Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Kevin C. Quihuis Jr, USMC Release S... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -   Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata (right) works with a tray extended  from inside the Pressurized Module, or PM, part of the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM).   The PM provides a shirt-sleeve environment in which astronauts on the International Space Station can conduct microgravity experiments. There are a total of 23 racks, including 10 experiment racks, inside the PM providing a power supply, communications, air conditioning, hardware cooling, water control and experiment support functions.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata (right...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata (right) works with a tray extended from inside the Pressurized Module, or PM, part of the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM). The PM provides a s... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -  In the RLV hangar at KSC, United Space Alliance workers Matt Carter (left) and Mike Sherman set up racks to hold equipment removed from the hurricane-ravaged Thermal Protection System Facility (TPSF).  The facility, which creates the TPS tiles, blankets and all the internal thermal control systems for the Space Shuttles, is almost totally unserviceable at this time after losing approximately 35 percent of its roof due to Hurricane Frances, which blew across Central Florida Sept. 4-5.  The maximum wind at the surface from Hurricane Frances was 94 mph from the northeast at 6:40 a.m. on Sunday, September 5.  It was recorded at a weather tower located on the east shore of the Mosquito Lagoon near the Cape Canaveral National Seashore.  The highest sustained wind at KSC was 68 mph. KSC-04pd1784

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the RLV hangar at KSC, United Space A...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the RLV hangar at KSC, United Space Alliance workers Matt Carter (left) and Mike Sherman set up racks to hold equipment removed from the hurricane-ravaged Thermal Protection Sys... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) Hangar, workers stretch sheets of plastic over racks of equipment in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Jeanne, expected to impact Central Florida Sunday. This is the fourth hurricane in 45 days to make landfall somewhere in the state.  The Thermal Protection System (TPS) Facility suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Frances, causing the relocation of equipment to the RLV. KSC-04pd1886

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) Hang...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - In the Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) Hangar, workers stretch sheets of plastic over racks of equipment in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Jeanne, expected to impact Central... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, technicians inside the payload canister monitor movement of the Columbus Laboratory module as it is lowered into the canister.  The canister will transport the module and other payloads to Launch Pad 39A in preparation for its journey to the International Space Station.  The European Space Agency 's largest single contribution to the International Space Station, Columbus will expand the research facilities of the station, providing crew members and scientists around the world the ability to conduct a variety of life, physical and materials science experiments. The module is approximately 23 feet long and 15 feet wide, allowing it to hold 10 large racks of experiments. The module is scheduled to be transferred to Launch Pad 39A in early November, in preparation for its journey to the station. Columbus will fly aboard space shuttle Atlantis on the STS-122 mission, targeted for launch Dec. 6.  Photo credit: NASA/George Shelton KSC-07pd3033

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- In the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, technicians inside the payload canister monitor movement of the Columbus Laboratory module as it is lowered... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Two symbols of American pride, the Space Shuttle Atlantis and a United States flag, appear side by side as Atlantis makes its way to Launch Pad 39A on a breezy Florida morning. The crawler transporter has a top speed of one mile per hour while it is moving the space shuttle. First motion out of the Vehicle Assembly Building was at 4:43 a.m. EST.  Rollout is a milestone for Atlantis' launch to the International Space Station on mission STS-122, targeted for Dec. 6. On this mission, Atlantis will deliver the Columbus module to the International Space Station. The European Space Agency's largest contribution to the station, Columbus is a multifunctional, pressurized laboratory that will be permanently attached to U.S. Node 2, called Harmony. The module is approximately 23 feet long and 15 feet wide, allowing it to hold 10 large racks of experiments. The laboratory will expand the research facilities aboard the station, providing crew members and scientists from around the world the ability to conduct a variety of experiments in the physical, materials and life sciences.   Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-07pd3267

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Two symbols of American pride, the Space...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Two symbols of American pride, the Space Shuttle Atlantis and a United States flag, appear side by side as Atlantis makes its way to Launch Pad 39A on a breezy Florida morning. The... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --  At Launch Pad 39A, members of the space shuttle Atlantis STS-122 crew view the Columbus module during terminal countdown demonstration test, or TCDT, activities.  Columbus was installed in the orbiter's payload bay on Nov. 11.  From left, in clean room attire, are former astronaut Jerry Ross, chief of the Vehicle Integration Test Office at NASA Johnson Space Center, Pilot Alan Poindexter and Commander Steve Frick.   The TCDT provides astronauts and ground crews with equipment familiarization, emergency egress training and a simulated launch countdown. On mission STS-122, Atlantis will deliver the Columbus module to the International Space Station. The European Space Agency's largest single contribution to the station, Columbus is a multifunctional, pressurized laboratory that will be permanently attached to U.S. Node 2, called Harmony. The module is approximately 23 feet long and 15 feet wide, allowing it to hold 10 large racks of experiments. The laboratory will expand the research facilities aboard the station, providing crew members and scientists from around the world the ability to conduct a variety of experiments in the physical, materials and life sciences.  Launch is targeted for Dec. 6.  Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-07pd3354

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At Launch Pad 39A, members of the space...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- At Launch Pad 39A, members of the space shuttle Atlantis STS-122 crew view the Columbus module during terminal countdown demonstration test, or TCDT, activities. Columbus was ins... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. --   On Launch Pad 39A, space shuttle Atlantis' payload bay doors are ready for closing.  Seen here are the Columbus Laboratory (below) and the integrated cargo carrier - lite (above).  Atlantis is being secured for launch on Dec. 6 on mission STS-122 to the International Space Station.  The Columbus laboratory module, built by the European Space Agency, is approximately 23 feet long and 15 feet wide, allowing it to hold 10 large racks of experiments. The carrier  holds three elements: a nitrogen tank assembly that is part of the external active thermal control system on the International Space Station, the European Technology Exposure Facility composed of nine science instruments and an autonomous temperature measurement unit, and the SOLAR payload designed for sun observation.  Photo credit: NASA/George Shelton KSC-07pd3521

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- On Launch Pad 39A, space shuttle Atlan...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- On Launch Pad 39A, space shuttle Atlantis' payload bay doors are ready for closing. Seen here are the Columbus Laboratory (below) and the integrated cargo carrier - lite (above)... More

S123E007165 - STS-123 - Survey view of racks in the JLP during Expedition 16 / STS-123 Joint Operations

S123E007165 - STS-123 - Survey view of racks in the JLP during Expedit...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Survey view of racks on the Japanese Experiment Logistics Module - Pressurized Module (JLP). Photo was taken during Expedition 16 / STS-123 joint opera... More

S123E007197 - STS-123 - Survey view of racks in the JLP during Expedition 16 / STS-123 Joint Operations

S123E007197 - STS-123 - Survey view of racks in the JLP during Expedit...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Survey view of racks on the Japanese Experiment Logistics Module - Pressurized Module (JLP). Photo was taken during Expedition 16 / STS-123 joint opera... More

S123E007181 - STS-123 - Survey view of racks in the JLP during Expedition 16 / STS-123 Joint Operations

S123E007181 - STS-123 - Survey view of racks in the JLP during Expedit...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Survey view of Saibo rack on the Japanese Experiment Logistics Module - Pressurized Module (JLP). Photo was taken during Expedition 16 / STS-123 joint ... More

S123E007175 - STS-123 - Survey view of racks in the JLP during Expedition 16 / STS-123 Joint Operations

S123E007175 - STS-123 - Survey view of racks in the JLP during Expedit...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Survey view of racks on the Japanese Experiment Logistics Module - Pressurized Module (JLP). Photo was taken during Expedition 16 / STS-123 joint opera... More

S123E007177 - STS-123 - Survey view of racks in the JLP during Expedition 16 / STS-123 Joint Operations

S123E007177 - STS-123 - Survey view of racks in the JLP during Expedit...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Survey view of racks on the Japanese Experiment Logistics Module - Pressurized Module (JLP). Photo was taken during Expedition 16 / STS-123 joint opera... More

STS122-S-074 (20 Feb. 2008) --- Space Shuttle Atlantis touches down on runway 15 of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, concluding the 13-day STS-122 mission. Onboard are NASA astronauts Steve Frick, commander; Alan Poindexter, pilot; Leland Melvin, Rex Walheim, Stanley Love, Daniel Tani, and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Hans Schlegel, all mission specialists. Main gear touchdown was 9:07:10 a.m. (EST). Nose gear touchdown was 9:07:20 a.m. Wheel stop was at 9:08:08 a.m. Mission elapsed time was 12 days, 18 hours, 21 minutes and 44 seconds. During the mission, Atlantis' crew installed the new Columbus laboratory, leaving a larger space station and one with increased science capabilities. The Columbus Research Module adds nearly 1,000 cubic feet of habitable volume and affords room for 10 experiment racks, each an independent science lab. 08pd0382

STS122-S-074 (20 Feb. 2008) --- Space Shuttle Atlantis touches down on...

STS122-S-074 (20 Feb. 2008) --- Space Shuttle Atlantis touches down on runway 15 of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, concluding the 13-day STS-122 mission. Onboard are NASA astronaut... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The space shuttle Atlantis approaches touch down on Runway 15 of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.  The shuttle landed on orbit 202 to complete the 13-day STS-122 mission. Main gear touchdown was 9:07:10 a.m. Nose gear touchdown was 9:07:20 a.m. Wheel stop was at 9:08:08 a.m. Mission elapsed time was 12 days, 18 hours, 21 minutes and 44 seconds. During the mission, Atlantis' crew installed the new Columbus laboratory, leaving a larger space station and one with increased science capabilities. The Columbus Research Module adds nearly 1,000 cubic feet of habitable volume and affords room for 10 experiment racks, each an independent science lab. Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller KSC-08pd0373

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The space shuttle Atlantis approaches to...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The space shuttle Atlantis approaches touch down on Runway 15 of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The shuttle landed on orbit 202 to complete the 13-da... More

STS122-S-083 (20 Feb. 2008) --- Space Shuttle Atlantis' drag chute is deployed as the spacecraft rolls toward wheels stop on runway 15 of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, concluding the 13-day STS-122 mission. Onboard are NASA astronauts Steve Frick, commander; Alan Poindexter, pilot; Leland Melvin, Rex Walheim, Stanley Love, Daniel Tani, and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Hans Schlegel, all mission specialists. Main gear touchdown was 9:07:10 a.m. (EST). Nose gear touchdown was 9:07:20 a.m. Wheel stop was at 9:08:08 a.m. Mission elapsed time was 12 days, 18 hours, 21 minutes and 44 seconds. During the mission, Atlantis' crew installed the new Columbus laboratory, leaving a larger space station and one with increased science capabilities. The Columbus Research Module adds nearly 1,000 cubic feet of habitable volume and affords room for 10 experiment racks, each an independent science lab. 08pd0391

STS122-S-083 (20 Feb. 2008) --- Space Shuttle Atlantis' drag chute is ...

STS122-S-083 (20 Feb. 2008) --- Space Shuttle Atlantis' drag chute is deployed as the spacecraft rolls toward wheels stop on runway 15 of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, concluding ... More

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The space shuttle Atlantis kicks up dust as it touches down on Runway 15 of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.  The shuttle landed on orbit 202 to complete the 13-day STS-122 mission. Main gear touchdown was 9:07:10 a.m. Nose gear touchdown was 9:07:20 a.m. Wheel stop was at 9:08:08 a.m. Mission elapsed time was 12 days, 18 hours, 21 minutes and 44 seconds. During the mission, Atlantis' crew installed the new Columbus laboratory, leaving a larger space station and one with increased science capabilities. The Columbus Research Module adds nearly 1,000 cubic feet of habitable volume and affords room for 10 experiment racks, each an independent science lab. Photo credit: NASA/Chris Lynch KSC-08pd0376

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The space shuttle Atlantis kicks up dust...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The space shuttle Atlantis kicks up dust as it touches down on Runway 15 of the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The shuttle landed on orbit 202 to complet... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. –  In the News Center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Bob Bagdigian talks to the media about the Water Recovery System being delivered to the International Space Station on space shuttle Endeavour's STS-126 mission. Bagdigian is a project manager with NASA's Regenerative Environmental Control and Life Support System at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.  Behind Bagdigian is a mockup of the two racks that will be used. The two units of the Water Recovery System are designed to provide drinking-quality water through the reclamation of wastewater, including urine and hygiene wastes. The water that’s produced will be used to support the crew and work aboard the station.  STS-126 is the 124th space shuttle flight and the 27th flight to the International Space Station. The mission will feature four spacewalks and work that will prepare the space station to house six crew members for long- duration missions.  Liftoff is scheduled for 7:55 p.m. EST Nov. 14.   Photo credit: NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis KSC-08pd3663

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the News Center at NASA's Kennedy Space Cen...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the News Center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Bob Bagdigian talks to the media about the Water Recovery System being delivered to the International Space Station on space... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the Space Station Processing Facility, STS-128 crew members look over packages of equipment that will accompany the mission.   At left are Mission Specialists Patrick Forrester and Jose Hernandez.  At right are Commander Rick Sturckow (with the red cap) and on his left Mission Specialists Christer Fuglesang and John "Danny" Olivas.  The STS-128 flight will carry science and storage racks to the International Space Station on space shuttle Discovery. Launch of Discovery is targeted for Aug. 6.  Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann KSC-2009-2300

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the Space Station Processing Facility, STS-1...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – In the Space Station Processing Facility, STS-128 crew members look over packages of equipment that will accompany the mission. At left are Mission Specialists Patrick Forrester and Jos... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The external fuel tank, ET- 132, designated for use with  space shuttle Discovery on the STS-128 mission is moved out of the Pegasus barge in the turn basin at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It will be transported to a high bay in the Vehicle Assembly Building for checkout. On the STS-128 mission, Discovery will carry science and storage racks to the International Space Station. Launch of Discovery is targeted for Aug. 6.   Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller KSC-2009-2998

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The external fuel tank, ET- 132, designated for...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The external fuel tank, ET- 132, designated for use with space shuttle Discovery on the STS-128 mission is moved out of the Pegasus barge in the turn basin at NASA's Kennedy Space Center... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The external fuel tank, ET- 132, designated for use with  space shuttle Discovery on the STS-128 mission is being offloaded from the Pegasus barge at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  It will be transported to a high bay in the Vehicle Assembly Building for checkout. On the STS-128 mission, Discovery will carry science and storage racks to the International Space Station. Launch of Discovery is targeted for Aug. 6.   Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller KSC-2009-2997

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The external fuel tank, ET- 132, designated for...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The external fuel tank, ET- 132, designated for use with space shuttle Discovery on the STS-128 mission is being offloaded from the Pegasus barge at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florid... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Pegasus barge is docked in the turn basin in the Launch Complex 39 Area at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  Inside is the external fuel tank, ET- 132, designated for space shuttle Discovery on the STS-128 mission.  The tank will be offloaded and transported to a high bay in the Vehicle Assembly Building for checkout.  On the STS-128 mission, Discovery will carry science and storage racks to the International Space Station. Launch of Discovery is targeted for Aug. 6.  Photo credit: NASA/Troy Cryder KSC-2009-2973

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Pegasus barge is docked in the turn basin i...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Pegasus barge is docked in the turn basin in the Launch Complex 39 Area at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Inside is the external fuel tank, ET- 132, designated for space shu... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. –  Space shuttle Discovery rolls from Orbiter Processing Facility 3 to the Vehicle Assembly Building (in the background) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. The first motion of the shuttle out of its hangar was at 7:22 a.m. EDT. In the VAB, Discovery will be lifted into High Bay 1 and mated to the external fuel tank and solid rocket boosters already installed on the mobile launcher platform. The shuttle is scheduled to roll out to Launch Pad 39A the first week of August to prepare for the STS-128 mission to the International Space Station.  Discovery will carry the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module containing life support racks and science racks and the Lightweight Multi-Purpose Experiment Support Structure Carrier in its payload bay.  Launch of Discovery is targeted for late August.  Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett KSC-2009-4239

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Space shuttle Discovery rolls from Orbiter Pro...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Space shuttle Discovery rolls from Orbiter Processing Facility 3 to the Vehicle Assembly Building (in the background) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. The first motion of the shuttle... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Sitting on top of the mobile launcher platform, space shuttle Discovery arrives on top of Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Traveling from the Vehicle Assembly Building, the shuttle took nearly 12 hours on the journey as technicians stopped several times to clear mud from the crawler's treads and bearings caused by the waterlogged crawlerway. First motion out of the VAB was at 2:07 a.m. EDT Aug. 4. Rollout was delayed approximately 2 hours due to lightning in the area. In the foreground next to Discovery's main engines is one of the two tail masts, which provide several umbilical connections to the orbiter, including a liquid-oxygen line through one and a liquid-hydrogen line through another. Discovery's 13-day flight will deliver a new crew member and 33,000 pounds of equipment to the International Space Station. The equipment includes science and storage racks, a freezer to store research samples, a new sleeping compartment and the COLBERT treadmill. Launch of Discovery on its STS-128 mission is targeted for late August. Photo credit: NASA/Troy Cryder KSC-2009-4424

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Sitting on top of the mobile launcher platform,...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Sitting on top of the mobile launcher platform, space shuttle Discovery arrives on top of Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Traveling from the Vehicle Assembly Bui... More