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NASA Space Shuttle Endeavor Video: Preparation for Launch

Video scenes of preparation of the Space Shuttle Endeavor with aerial views, towing to the launch pad and more. Beautiful video of preparation of the Space Shuttle Endeavor by Glenn Benson, Kennedy Space Center. The video shows the Crawlerway and a crawler-transporter carrying the space shuttle in Launch Complex 39. NASA Kennedy Spacenter (official website)

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Space Shuttle Atlantis STS-125 Launch Pad 39A Kennedy Space Center

May 22, 2009 — Atlantis lifts off from Kennedy Space Center on the STS-125 mission to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope. Mission: STS-125 Orbiter: Atlantis Primary Payload: Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission 4 Launch Date: May 11 Launch Time: 2:01 p.m. EDT Launch Pad: 39A Mission Duration: 13 days Landing Date: May 24 […]

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Kennedy Space Center

The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is the U.S. government installation that manages and operates America’s astronaut launch facilities. Currently serving as the base for the country’s three space shuttles, the NASA field center also conducts unmanned civilian launches from adjacent Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (operated by the 45th Space Wing). KSC has […]

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