Aviation Photo #1052247 Rockwell Space Shuttle - NASA

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Discovery prepped and ready for another space flight. Among ither things, engineers replaced seven of the Discovery’s 10 cockpit windows and changed out 5,104 of the 15,000 gap-fillers between the thousands of heat-resistant tiles that line the orbiter’s underbelly.STS-121 launch window July 1-19,2006.
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    Suresh A. Atapattu
    NASA
    Rockwell Space Shuttle
    Rockwell Space Shuttle
    Rockwell Space Shuttle
    Rockwell
    OV-103
    OV-103
    Kennedy Space Center
    Florida
    USA
    May 12, 2006
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Anonymous
11 years ago
Not inspiring confidence! But I like the composition of this photo.
Anonymous
11 years ago
I am glad I don't have to do the daily inspection on that airframe!!!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Looks as if it has been used in outer space
Anonymous
11 years ago
She look like very tired ... Understand why Shuttle is call "flying brick", will be happy to see her quickly in space !!
Anonymous
11 years ago
She's more like a falling brick or brick with wings and a tail, than a flying brick. Her angle of attack during landing is much much steeper than any airliners.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Kool are those covers on the windows and r.c.s. ports and whats with all the postit tags on it

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