NASA Photo ID: STS054(S)100        File Name: 10065492.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 01/19/93
  Title: STS-54 Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105, lands on runway 33 at KSC's SLF
  Description:
  STS-54 Endeavour, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105, lands on concrete runway 33 at 
  the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF).  Main
  landing  gear (MLG) and nose landing gear (NLG) ride along runway surface
  while the  deployed drag chute slows OV-105's speed.  This view of OV-105's
  port side  also captures the aft section of the vehicle including the space
  shuttle main  engines (SSMEs) and the deployed rudder/speedbrake on the
  vertical tail.  In  the foreground, is a drainage ditch or canal and
  Florida vegetation.  MLG  touchdown occurred at 8:39 am (Eastern Standard
  Time (EST)). During this  landing Detailed Test Objective (DTO) 521,
  Orbiter drag chute system, was  conducted.            
  
  Subject terms:
  DRAG CHUTES                             
  ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER)                     
  KENNEDY SPACE CENTER                    
  LANDING GEAR                            
  RUNWAYS                                 
  SPACE SHUTTLE MAIN ENGINE               
  SPACECRAFT LANDING                      
  STS-54                                  
  WATERWAYS                               
  

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