Detail View: Dryden Image Gallery: STS-128

Title: 
STS-128
Creator: 
NASA
Description: 
ED09-0253-15 The Space Shuttle Discovery is parked within the Mate-Demate Device gantry at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center prior to beginning turnaround processing for its ferry flight back to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Discoloration on Discovery's reinforced carbon-carbon nose cap gives evidence of the extreme heating it encountered during re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere prior to landing Sept. 11. September 12, 2009 NASA Photo / Tony Landis
Date: 
9/14/09
Identifier: 
386229main_ED09-0253-15_full
MediaType: 
Image
Year: 
2009
What: 
Space Shuttle Orbiter
What: 
Discovery
What: 
STS-128
Where: 
Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC)
Where: 
Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Where: 
Florida