Detail View: NASA Great Images in Nasa Collection: STS-83 Rollout

Title: 
STS-83 Rollout
Full Description: 
The rising sun and some scattered clouds provide a picturesque backdrop for the Space Shuttle Discovery as it travels along the Crawlerway toward Launch Pad 39A in preparation for the STS-83 mission. The Shuttle is on a Mobile Launch Platform, and the entire assemblage is being carried by a large tracked vehicle called the Crawler Transporter. A seven-member crew will perform the second sevicing of the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope (HST) during the 10-day STS-82 flight, which is targeted for a February 11 liftoff.
Date: 
1/17/1997
NASA Center: 
Kennedy Space Center
Subject Category: 
Space Shuttle
Keywords: 
Discovery
Audience: 
General Public
facet_what: 
Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
facet_where: 
Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
facet_when: 
1-17-1997
facet_when_year: 
1997
Image #: 
97PC-0159
original url: 
http://grin.hq.nasa.gov/ABSTRACTS/GPN-2000-000789.html
UID: 
SPD-GRIN-GPN-2000-000789
Center: 
KSC
Center Number: 
97PC-0159
GRIN DataBase Number: 
GPN-2000-000789
Creator-Photographer: 
NASA
Original Source: 
DIGITAL