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Discovery Rolls Back to the VAB

05.27.05

Space Shuttle Discovery rolls past the Launch Control Center and into the VAB + Large Image (1872 x 2472, 300 ppi)
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Space Shuttle Discovery, atop a Mobile Launcher Platform, rolls past the Launch Control Center and into high bay 1 in the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. (Image Credit: NASA/KSC)

Space Shuttle Discovery on the Crawlerway + Large Image (3008 x 1993, 300 ppi)
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Space Shuttle Discovery, resting on the Mobile Launcher Platform, turns the corner on the crawlerway as it rolls back from Launch Pad 39B to the VAB. (Image Credit: NASA/KSC)

Space Shuttle Discovery, resting on the Mobile Launcher Platform atop the Crawler/Transporter + Large Image (3008 x 2000, 300 ppi)
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Space Shuttle Discovery is rolling back from Launch Pad 39B on its way to the Vehicle Assembly Building. Once inside the VAB, Discovery will be demated from its External Tank and lifted into the transfer aisle. (Image Credit: NASA/KSC)

Space Shuttle Discovery, resting on the Mobile Launcher Platform atop the Crawler/Transporter + Large Image (3008 x 2000, 300 ppi)
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Space Shuttle Discovery, resting on the Mobile Launcher Platform atop the Crawler/Transporter, slowly rolls off Launch Pad 39B on its way back to the Vehicle Assembly Building. (Image Credit: NASA/KSC)

Discovery Rolls Back from Pad 39B + Large Image (3008 x 2000, 300 ppi)
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After dawn and under cloudy skies, the Crawler/Transporter has moved under Space Shuttle Discovery and the Mobile Launcher Platform as the Space Shuttle begins its journey back to the Vehicle Assembly Building. (Image Credit: NASA/KSC)

Discovery Rolls Back from Pad 39B + Large Image (3008 x 2000, 300 ppi)
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In the early morning hours, Space Shuttle Discovery is poised to roll off Launch Pad 39B atop the Crawer/Transporter and roll back to the Vehicle Assembly Building. (Image Credit: NASA/KSC)

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