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Suspended Above the Transfer Aisle, Atlantis is Ready to be Lifted into High Bay 3
08.27.08
 

Suspended above the transfer aisle in the Vehicle Assembly Building,  Atlantis is ready to be lifted into high bay 3
Suspended above the transfer aisle in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, space shuttle Atlantis is ready to be lifted into high bay 3. Credit: NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis.    > View Larger Image


CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (08.23.08) – Suspended above the transfer aisle in the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, space shuttle Atlantis is ready to be lifted into high bay 3 and stacked with its external fuel tank and twin solid rocket boosters. After additional preparations are made, the shuttle will be rolled out to Launch Pad 39A to prepare for launch on the STS-125 mission targeted for 1:34 a.m. EDT Oct. 8.