NASA Photo ID: STS054(S)101        File Name: 10065493.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    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
  starboard  side looks aft from the nose section and crew compartment
  windows into the  unfurled drag chute trailing behind the vehicle. The
  rudder/speedbrake on the  vertical tail is deployed. 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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