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									SHUTTLE PROCESSING
(Before Flight Activities Rarely Seen
      By The General Public)


       DISCOVER ---
       DISCOVERY
External Tank Arrives by Barge from MS
                             External Tank



Vertical Assembly Building
 Removing
External Tank
From Carrier
External Tank Enters VAB
External Tank in VAB
Preparing to Lift the Tank to Vertical
Lifting Tank
Solid Rockets
Are Attached
Engines Are
Attached To
   Solids
Engines Are Attached To The Shuttle In The Shuttle Processing Facility
Shuttle In Sling Ready For Lift In VAB
  Shuttle Has Been
 Moved To VAB And
And Will Be Attached
  To External Tank
Shuttle is Attached
Payload Preparation
    Room (PPR)
Cargo Package For ISS
New Module For ISS
Payload Ready To
Be Moved to The
  Launch Pad
Payload Carrier
 Leaves PPR
Payload Being Moved To Launch Pad
  Lifting Payload
 Into Position For
   Insertion Into
Discovery When It
Arrives At The Pad
Shuttle Discovery Leaves VAB
Shuttle & Crawler




                    TRIP:
                    Length--- 3 ½ mi
                    Time--- 6-8 hours

   Launch Pad
Crawler Control
DISCOVERY
ARRIVES AT
   PAD
READY FOR
 LAUNCH
We Have Lift Off

								
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