STS-70 KSC Electronic Photo File

The following electronic images depict some of the preflight and launch activities conducted for Space Shuttle Mission STS-70. Please Note: These photos are available only in electronic form. They cannot be ordered as hard-copy prints. Click here for Contact sheet.


  • KSC-95EC-0515 small, hires, text Inertial Upper Stage booster in VPF
  • KSC-95EC-0540 small, hires, text Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-G) at VPF
  • KSC-95EC-0575 small, hires, text STS-70 Mission Specialist Donald Thomas inspects IUS
  • KSC-95EC-0585 small, hires, text Space Shuttle Main Engine Block I engine for STS-70
  • KSC-95EC-0622 small, hires, text Closing of Payload Transport Canister in VPF of TDRS-G
  • KSC-95EC-0635 small, hires, text Discovery is rolled over to the VAB
  • KSC-95EC-0649 small, hires, text Lifting of Discovery in VAB
  • KSC-95EC-0667 small, hires, text Transporter crawler carries Discovery to Pad 39B
  • KSC-95EC-0705 small, hires, text STS-70 crew on their way to Launch Pad 39B for TCDT
  • KSC-95EC-0711 small, hires, text STS-70 Crew and Shuttle Discovery during TCDT
  • KSC-95EC-0768 small, hires, text Woodpecker damage to STS-70 External Tank
  • KSC-95EC-0823 small, hires, text Repair operations to foam insulation on STS-70 ET
  • KSC-95EC-0852 small, hires, text Woodpecker Preventative measures at Launch Pad 39B
  • KSC-95EC-0992 small, hires, text STS-70 Crew Breakfast in O&C Building
  • KSC-95EC-0998 small, hires, text STS-70 Mission Specialist Mary Ellen Weber suits up
  • KSC-95EC-0999 small, hires, text STS-70 Mission Specialist Nancy Jane Currie suits up
  • KSC-95EC-1000 small, hires, text STS-70 Commander Terence "Tom" Henricks suits up
  • KSC-95EC-1001 small, hires, text STS-70 Mission Specialist Donald A. Thomas suits up
  • KSC-95EC-1002 small, hires, text STS-70 Pilot Kevin Kregel donning his launch/entry suit
  • KSC-95EC-1012 small, hires, text STS-70 Discovery launch before tower clear (fish eye view)
  • KSC-95EC-1013 small, hires, text STS-70 Discovery launch startling the birds
  • KSC-95EC-1014 small, hires, text STS-70 Launch (zoomed in view below SRB)
  • KSC-95EC-1015 small, hires, text STS-70 Discovery launch startled birds at ignition
  • KSC-95EC-1016 small, hires, text STS-70 Discovery launch (thru palm trees)
  • KSC-95EC-1017 small, hires, text STS-70 Discovery launch (zoomed in view)
  • KSC-95EC-1018 small, hires, text STS-70 Launch Discovery, Pad and smoke (front view)
  • KSC-95EC-1019 small, hires, text STS-70 Launch Discovery, Pad and smoke (zoomed view)
  • KSC-95EC-1020 small, hires, text STS-70 Launch Discovery, Pad and smoke (side view)
  • KSC-95EC-1053 small, hires, text STS-70 crew inspects nose wheel tires after landing
  • KSC-95EC-1054 small, hires, text STS-70 Mission Commander Henricks inspects tire
  • KSC-95EC-1055 small, hires, text STS-70 Crew in front of Discovery post landing
  • KSC-95EC-1056 small, hires, text STS-70 landing main gear touchdown (front view)
  • KSC-95EC-1057 small, hires, text STS-70 landing just before main gear touchdown
  • KSC-95EC-1058 small, hires, text STS-70 landing drag chute deploy
  • KSC-95EC-1059 small, hires, text STS-70 Discovery approaches Runway 33
  • KSC-95EC-1060 small, hires, text STS-70 landing main gear touchdown (side view)
    The following test images were taken with a Nikon E-2 Digital Imaging System camera and are provided courtesy of Nikon (GIF 450x450 JPEG 1280x1000):

  • DSC-95EC-0001 GIF (107K), JPEG (514K) STS-70 Launch
  • DSC-95EC-0006 GIF (104K), JPEG (488K) STS-70 Launch

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    Photo By: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (taken by Bionetics)
    Scanned By: Mike Downs and Jim Dumoulin NASA/KSC Payload Operations
    Captions: Paula Shawa (Paula.Shawa-1@ksc.nasa.gov) / SHER-10
    Curator: Jim Dumoulin (dumoulin@titan.ksc.nasa.gov) / NASA
    Last Updated: Friday, July 16, 1995 9:16:30 EDT (J. Dumoulin)

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