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The orbiter Discovery is lowered in the transfer aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building. Discovery was demated from its External Tank and Solid Rocket Boosters in high bay 1 and lifted over the cross-beam into the transfer aisle. The orbiter will be placed on a transporter and moved to high bay 3 for remating with another tank, ET-121.

Discovery is expected to be rolled back to the launch pad in mid-June for Return to Flight mission STS-114. The launch window extends from July 13 to July 31.

Date Taken/Released: June 2, 2005
Credits: KSC/NASA

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