NASA Johnson Space Center Collection
STS-50 Columbia, OV-102, and USML-1 processing at KSC O and C and OPF buildings
STS-50 Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, United States Microgravity Laboratory 1 (USML-1) vehicle and payload processing conducted at Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Clean-suited crewmembers and technicians examine and test USML-1 spacelab (SL) module systems during preflight procedures in Operations and Checkout (O and C) Building (41070). In the Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF) High Bay 3, OV-102 payload bay (PLB) overall view shows thermal blanket covered USML-1 SL module and extended duration orbiter (EDO) pallet (left of SL module) before SL tunnel installation as workers continue to establish mechanical interfaces between USML-1 and OV-102 (41071); and closeup view shows the installation ofthe EDO pallet near the rear bulkhead (41072). View provided by KSC with alternate numbers KSC-92PC-592 for S92-41072; KSC-92PC-758 for S92-41070; and KSC-92PC-840 for S92-41071.
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
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