NASA Photo ID: S87-32834           File Name: 10063053.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 04/28/87
  Title: STS-27 Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, destacking at KSC VAB
  Description:
  STS-27 Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, hangs above the transfer aisle 
  via overhead crane, attached at four points, in Kennedy Space Center (KSC) 
  Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) after being hoisted from the space shuttle 
  stack in high bay 3 during destack operations. In the next and final step
  of  the operation, OV-104 will be lowered to a horizontal position and
  placed on  its own landing gear.  After destack OV-104 will be moved to the
  Orbiter  Processing Facility (OPF) where it will begin an extended
  processing flow to  undergo return-to-flight modifications and preparations
  for STS-27.              
  Subject terms:
  ATLANTIS (ORBITER)                      
  CRANES                                  
  SPACECRAFT MAINTENANCE                  
  STS-27                                  
  

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