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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1080 on: 06/17/2013 08:21 PM »
I'm assuming that the next two weeks will involve a lot of dusting and cleaning.

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1081 on: 06/17/2013 08:30 PM »
It looks like a father is taking his son to go see Atlantis..

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1082 on: 06/17/2013 08:35 PM »
Looks like they're trying different lighting configurations..

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1083 on: 06/17/2013 11:29 PM »
Too bad they didn't mock up some hold down posts there...

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1084 on: 06/18/2013 01:42 AM »
Guess where I went today.........

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1085 on: 06/18/2013 01:49 AM »
The Visitor Complex had a family viewing today. And since I'm married to an employee, well......

There are still a few things to finish on the inside, like some exhibits that weren't set up yet or working, so I'll have to go back at some point to see what I missed.

So first, the SRB's and ET. I was impressed with the detail that went into the SRB's. Even had the HPU servicing ports on them and labeled...



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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1086 on: 06/18/2013 01:56 AM »
The way that they bring you into the exhibit area was a pretty neat introduction. I won't spoil it, but suffice to say that the way Atlantis is revealed to you definitely gave me goosebumps. I dare say almost like waiting for and finally seeing an old friend at the airport.....

Now, it's time to pour on the inticement for Chris to book his trip stateside...

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1087 on: 06/18/2013 02:03 AM »
Very good access to see the mid-body/payload bay...

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1088 on: 06/18/2013 02:12 AM »
As a guarantee that they didn't polish her up or do any beautifying repairs I was still able to see the repair that was done where I...um, I mean, some aerospace technician damaged the radiator due to a socket mishap...... ::)

(That would be the large square taped area...)

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1089 on: 06/18/2013 02:15 AM »
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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1090 on: 06/18/2013 02:21 AM »
The business end. You can see tiles that were damaged most likely at launch....

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1091 on: 06/18/2013 02:27 AM »
Some of the exhibits that were in place. Plus a full size mockup of Hubble...

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1092 on: 06/18/2013 02:30 AM »
More Atlantis. Also showing some beaver tail damage...

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1093 on: 06/18/2013 02:37 AM »
Down on the ground floor. Those of you that were worried about people being able to touch the wingtip, they did a decent job up keeping people back, but in a tasteful way.....

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1094 on: 06/18/2013 02:40 AM »
In case anyone was wondering where the Pad B GOX Vent Arm, aka.Beanie Cap, ended up.....

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1095 on: 06/18/2013 02:44 AM »
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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1096 on: 06/18/2013 02:47 AM »
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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1097 on: 06/18/2013 02:49 AM »
There's a neat looking ISS exhibit for the kids to play in, when it's finished.
Plus there's also a time capsule......

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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1098 on: 06/18/2013 02:53 AM »
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Re: Atlantis: Deservicing and Retirement Updates
« Reply #1099 on: 06/18/2013 02:55 AM »
And for all of you patch junkies, the shop at the exit doesn't disappoint....

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