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August 9, 2011
Tugboats maneuver the barge carrying the newly redesigned External Tank (ET), assigned for use on Return to Flight mission STS-114, closer to the dock at the Launch Complex 39 Area Turn Basin. The ET can be seen inside the barge. The External Tank arrived safely early this morning at Port Canaveral, Fla., after an approximately 900-mile journey at sea. It departed from the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans Dec. 31 and was transported on the Pegasus, NASAs specially designed barge, pulled by Solid Rocket Booster retrieval ship Liberty Star. KSC-05PD-0029


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