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Jessica Rye                                                                                                        October 8, 2004
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
(Phone: 321/867-2468)

KSC Release No. P16-04

Vehicle Assembly Building Back in Business

Inside the KSC Engine Shop, Boeing-Rocketdyne technicians remove the container that enclosed the third and final Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) for Discovery's Return to Flight mission STS-114. The VAB lost 820 panels from the south wall during Hurricane Frances, and 25 additional panels pulled off the east wall by Hurricane Jeanne. Employees of Met-Con, a subcontractor in Cocoa, Fla., worked night and day on scaffolds hung from the 525-foot-high roof to close the holes and enable the facility to return to normal operations.

KSC Photo Number: KSC-04PD-2092

Vehicle Assembly Building

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