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View from forward center of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) looking up and northeast, showing both Fold-down Nose Platforms near bottom, the 45 foot Nose Platform, the Rollout Platform for SCA attach point on left, and both Shuttle Access Platforms.

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) view from 80 foot level, looking east with 'A' Platform in foreground, right. Also visible: both SAPs at extreme bottom, starboard Main Hoist hook, 'XY' motor platform, and forward Main Moist hook.

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

View from above the Mate-Demate Device (MDD), hangar, and runway looking south

STS-2 Columbia in Mate-Demate Device (MDD), looking west at facility from helicopter view above

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) 45 foot Nose Platform, looking southeast, view of Crew Module Access 'White Room'

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) view from port side Shuttle Access Platform (SAP) looking northwest back into structure, starboard SAP is visible on right. 45 foot Nose Platform visible lower left, directly above is 'A' Platform, and directly about that is hook for Forward Main Hoist.

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) view from ground looking west and up at Shuttle Access Platforms (SAPs)- 'A' platform, 'XY' motor platform, and front and rear main hoist hooks and blocks also visible.

View from forward center of NASA DFRC Mate-Demate Device (MDD) looking north-northeast. Visible on left is the North Personnel/equipment hoist, the Fold-down Nose Platform in center, and Rollout Platform for Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) forward attach point access above that.

Front detail view of STS-125 Atlantis in Mate-Demate Device (MDD) over 747 SCA

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

View from Helicopter of STS-128 Discovery in Mate-Demate Device (MDD)

A ground-to-air view of the space shuttle Challenger during liftoff from launch complex 39A at 7:33 a.m. EDT. Aboard the Challenger for the seventh launch of the Space Transportation System are CMDR Bob Crippen, pilot Frederick H. Hauck, and mission specialists Sally Ride, John M. Fabian and Dr. Norman Thagard

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, as it approaches its impact point during a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, as it approaches its impact point during a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, as it approaches its impact point during a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, as it approaches its impact point during a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, as it approaches its impact point during a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

A view of the NASA Space Shuttle Program Solid Rocket Booster Deceleration Subsystem, after a parachute drop test at the National Parachute Test Range

SPACE SHUTTLE GHOST VIEW

A ground view of the space shuttle, Columbia, as it sits atop the mother ship, a 747 aircraft (May 1980 PHOTO Contest entry)

A view of tiles on the space shuttle Columbia at the Kennedy Space Center

A view of the launch pad for the space shuttle Columbia at the Kennedy Space Center

A night view of the Space Transportation System (STS) shuttle Columbia on Launch Pad 39. The shuttle is being prepared for its first flight

A night view of the Space Transportation System (STS) shuttle Columbia on Launch Pad 39. The shuttle is undergoing preparations prior to its maiden flight

S02-12-841 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-833 - STS-002 - View of the Columbia's open payload bay and the Canadian RMS

S02-12-837 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-832 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-835 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-712 - STS-002 - View of OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-842 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-838 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-713 - STS-002 - View of OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-834 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-840 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-839 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-714 - STS-002 - View of OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-836 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S08-37-1907 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S05-42-1425 - STS-005 - View of aft flight deck window

S118E05492 - STS-118 - View of Stowage and Connectors on the Shuttle taken during STS-118

S118E05522 - STS-118 - View of Drew working in the MDDK during STS-118

S35-26-030 - STS-035 - View of the base of the STS-35 ASTRO-1 telescopes in OV-102's payload bay

STS069-703-000BJ - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 201

STS061-01-037 - STS-061 - View of the tools and their caddies spread out on the middeck.

S08-37-1908 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

STS091-394-021 - STS-091 - Post landing view of launch entry suited crewmembers at ease in the middeck

S124E008041 - STS-124 - View of solar array taken by the STS-124 crew.

STS116-320-033 - STS-116 - View of the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery aft payload bay

STS116-320-026 - STS-116 - View of the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery aft payload bay

S07-32-1696 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

STS088-338-031 - STS-088 - View of STS-88 crewmembers on middeck

STS091-394-024 - STS-091 - Post landing view of launch entry suited crewmembers at ease in the middeck

S07-32-1752 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

S35-39-001 - STS-035 - View of the OV-102's payload bay during the STS-35 mission

STS069-707-001 - STS-069 - View of SPARTAN 201 during STS-69 mission

S07-32-1691 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

STS069-703-000T - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 218

S07-32-1698 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

S118E10007 - STS-118 - View of MS Caldwell and Morgan on the FD of the Shuttle Endeavour

S07-32-1656 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

STS116-318-009 - STS-116 - View of the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery aft payload bay

STS120-301-019 - STS-120 - View of U.S. Laboratory during STS-120 EVA

STS116-320-007 - STS-116 - View of the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery aft payload bay

S07-32-1694 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

S118E06033 - STS-118 - View of Mastracchio posing for a photo during STS-118

STS053-246-019 - STS-053 - General and detail view of the set up for the MDDK FARE experiment

S07-32-1725 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

S06-39-214 - STS-006 - View of Challenger's payload bay

STS088-341-019 - STS-088 - View of the STS-88 crew on the flight deck during rendezvous

STS088-342-007 - STS-088 - View of the STS-88 crew on the middeck

STS069-703-000AX - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 246

S118E05507 - STS-118 - View of Kelly posing for a photo in the MDDK during STS-118

STS061-01-019 - STS-061 - Full length view of STS-61 Endeavour's payload bay

STS114-305-030 - STS-114 - Flyaround view of the ISS

S07-32-1704 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

STS069-703-000G - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 207

S35-09-031 - STS-035 - A view of a notepad velcroed to an astronaut's leg on OV-102's flight deck

STS116-320-035 - STS-116 - View of the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery aft payload bay

S08-37-1892 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S124E008043 - STS-124 - View of lighting taken by the STS-124 crew.

STS069-707-014 - STS-069 - View of SPARTAN 201 during STS-69 mission

STS114-305-028 - STS-114 - Flyaround view of ISS

STS069-703-000AN - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 237

STS120-301-016 - STS-120 - View of U.S. Laboratory during STS-120 EVA

S37-94-030 - STS-037 - A view of the GRO in the payload bay of OV-104 during the STS-37 mission

STS053-02-035 - STS-053 - Engineering view of the plumbing in the WCS for the FARE experiment