KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Only the nose and tail of Columbia are visible as it sits inside an protective tent used to keep out moisture. The orbiter is next scheduled to fly on mission STS-107 no earlier than Nov. 29. STS-107 is a research mission. The payload includes the Hitchhiker Bridge, a carrier for the Fast Reaction Experiments Enabling Science, Technology, Applications and Research (FREESTAR) that incorporates eight high priority secondary attached shuttle experiments, plus the SHI Research Double Module (SHI/RDM), also known as SPACEHAB. (Photo Release Date: 08/19/2002 )

KSC-02PD-1198 - Raw ASCII Text Caption file
KSC-02PD-1198 - Low (GIF Format, 320x240 pixels x 256 colors, approx 50 Kbytes)
KSC-02PD-1198 - Medium (JPEG format, 1024x768 pixels x 256 colors, approx 250 Kbytes)
KSC-02PD-1198 - High (JPEG, 2040x2640 pixels x 16 million colors, approx 400 Kbytes)

STS-107 KSC Photo IndexNext Image KSC-02PD-1761

DISCLAIMER: No copyright protection is asserted for these photographs.

If a recognizable person appears in this photograph, use for commercial purposes may infringe a right of privacy or publicity. It may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NASA of a commercial product. These photographs are available for preview and download in electronic digital form ONLY. They may not be ordered from NASA in photograph form. (See NASA Copyright Notice)