SHUTTLE PROCESSING (Before Flight Activities Rarely Seen By The General Public) DISCOVER --- DISCOVERY
External Tank Arrives by Barge from MS
 
Vertical Assembly Building External Tank
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 Launch Pad TRIP: Length--- 3 ½ mi Time--- 6-8 hours
 
Crawler Control
 
DISCOVERY ARRIVES AT PAD
 
 
 
READY FOR LAUNCH
We Have Lift Off
 
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NASA SETELITE

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Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Technology      
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Transcripts - NASA SETELITE

  • 1. SHUTTLE PROCESSING (Before Flight Activities Rarely Seen By The General Public) DISCOVER --- DISCOVERY
  • 2. External Tank Arrives by Barge from MS
  • 4. Vertical Assembly Building External Tank
  • 5. Removing External Tank From Carrier
  • 7. External Tank Enters VAB
  • 8. External Tank in VAB
  • 9. Preparing to Lift the Tank to Vertical
  • 10. Lifting Tank
  • 11. Solid Rockets Are Attached
  • 12. Engines Are Attached To Solids
  • 13. Engines Are Attached To The Shuttle In The Shuttle Processing Facility
  • 17. Shuttle In Sling Ready For Lift In VAB
  • 18. Shuttle Has Been Moved To VAB And And Will Be Attached To External Tank
  • 20. Shuttle is Attached
  • 24. Payload Preparation Room (PPR)
  • 25. Cargo Package For ISS
  • 26. New Module For ISS
  • 27. Payload Ready To Be Moved to The Launch Pad
  • 29. Payload Carrier Leaves PPR
  • 31. Payload Being Moved To Launch Pad
  • 33. Lifting Payload Into Position For Insertion Into Discovery When It Arrives At The Pad
  • 36. Shuttle Discovery Leaves VAB
  • 38. Shuttle & Crawler Launch Pad TRIP: Length--- 3 ½ mi Time--- 6-8 hours
  • 40. Crawler Control
  • 42. DISCOVERY ARRIVES AT PAD
  • 46. READY FOR LAUNCH
  • 47. We Have Lift Off

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