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OV-103 Mid-Fuselage and Cargo Bay
Overview of the mid-fuselage and cargo bay
About this creation
This page shows the details of OV-103 Space Shuttle Discovery's mid-fuselage and cargo bay.

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   The KU-Band communications antenna is deployed on-orbit when the payload doors are open.

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   TV camera mounted in the cargo bay

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   A battery box hooked up to power the RMS arm

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   Payload bay doors. The white thin walled panels were used extensively to save weight.

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   This view shows how the payload bay doors are geared to motors housed in the aft fuselage.

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   This view shows the electrical port interface for the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm motor along the orbiter's side. The vent doors along the side of the orbiter are for equalizing pressure in the cargo bay during ascent and landing.

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   Internal airlock door used by spacewalkers to enter the cargo bay.

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   A view of the orbiter with the RMS deployed.

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   A micro motor is used to control rotation of the RMS arm about the z-axis.

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   Panels in the floor of the payload bay are opened to service the interior plumbing and tanks.


 I like it 
  January 5, 2007
Amazing detail, the designs are great, nothing in this whole shuttle is flawed or needs improvement. Three cheers to your fantastic building skills.
 I like it 
  September 29, 2006
The attention to details is amazing! Keep up the fantastic work!
By Spencer R.
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