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NASA's Space Shuttle Program: 30 Years of Flight

On the Payload bay

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Shuttle drawing x-24B test vehicleThe First External TankTest StandFirst Shuttle Launch Smoke Trails From ChallengerChallenger crew Birds Flock to STS-27Engine Maintenance On the Payload bay Test Firing Servicing the Hubble Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Columbia 1981 launch Columbia DebrisDiscovery flight deckFinal Shuttle Launch Atlantis Over EarthSandy Magnus 1979 shuttle photoDiscovery sunset Final Landing

On the Payload bay

Mission Specialist James H. Newman is positioned on the edge of shuttle Discovery's payload bay. He is conducting an in-space evaluation of the "portable foot restraint," which will be used operationally on the first Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission and future shuttle missions. 1993.

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