Transport to OPF

The payload is transferred from the O&C Building to the OPF by the canister/transporter. Canister subsystems provide environmental control, power, and fire suppression for the payload during transport.

  1. Arrival and Receiving
  2. Preparation and Staging
  3. Experiment Integration
  4. Spacelab Integration
  5. CITE Testing
  6. Transport to OPF
  7. Orbiter Integration
  8. OPF-to-VAB Transfer
  9. Assembly and Rollout
  10. Launch Pad Operations
  11. Launch and Mission
  12. Post-Flight Payload Operations

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