NASA Photo ID: S88-37367           File Name: 10063049.jpg
  Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 05/16/88
  Title: STS-27 external tank (ET) transfer into KSC's VAB
  Description:
  STS-27 Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, external tank (ET) is moved into 
  Kennedy Space Center's (KSC's) Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) following
  its  ocean trip via barge.  The tank is 154 feet long, 27.5 feet in
  diameter,  and holds a total of 1,585,379 pounds of liquid oxygen and
  liquid hydrogen  fuel - fuel which is used by the orbiter's main engines
  during launch.  The  empty burnt orange colored tank weighs 1,667,877
  pounds and is the only piece  of flight hardware not recovered for reuse. 
  View provided by KSC with the  alternate number KSC-88PC-208.              
  
  Subject terms:
  EXTERNAL TANKS                          
  GROUND HANDLING                         
  SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITERS                  
  STS-27                                  
  TRANSFERRING                            
  

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