In Orbiter Processing Facility bay 3, payloads slated to fly on Shuttle Mission STS-72 are being transferred into the cargo bay of the orbiter Endeavour. Shown is the Office of Aeronautics and Space Technology-Flyer (OAST-Flyer). The OAST-Flyer is an experiment platform that will be deployed during the mission and then retrieved after an approximately 40- to 50-hour free flight in space. Spanning the length of the bay is the Canadian-built Remote Manipulator System arm, which will be operated during STS-72 to deploy and retrieve the OAST- Flyer. Space Shuttle Mission STS-72 is targeted for a January 1996 liftoff. (Photo Release Date: 11/06/95 )

KSC-95EC-1618 - Raw ASCII Text Caption file
KSC-95EC-1618 - Low (GIF Format, 320x240 pixels x 256 colors, approx 50 Kbytes)
KSC-95EC-1618 - Medium (JPEG format, 1024x768 pixels x 256 colors, approx 250 Kbytes)
KSC-95EC-1618 - High (JPEG, 2040x2640 pixels x 16 million colors, approx 400 Kbytes)

STS-72 KSC Photo IndexNext Image KSC-95EC-1723

DISCLAIMER: No copyright protection is asserted for these photographs.

If a recognizable person appears in this photograph, use for commercial purposes may infringe a right of privacy or publicity. It may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NASA of a commercial product. These photographs are available for preview and download in electronic digital form ONLY. They may not be ordered from NASA in photograph form. (See NASA Copyright Notice)