Discovery at the Pad
August 4, 2005
Space Shuttle Discovery is in the Vehicle Assembly Building ready for rollout to Launch Pad 39B. On either side of Discovery's tail and Orbiter Maneuvering System Pods are the Tail Masts that support the fluid, gas and electrical requirements of the orbiter's liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen aft T-0 umbilicals.
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