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Gallery: Space Shuttle Endeavour Construction Photos

Endeavour's Aft Fuselage Installation

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The aft fuselage is being installed onto the mid-fuselage at the Rockwell Palmdale facility on December 20, 1989.

Endeavour's Forward Fuselage/Crew Module Delivery

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The forward fuselage/crew module is being delivered to the Rockwell Palmdale facility on February 23, 1990.

Endeavour's Forward Fuselage/Crew Module Installation

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The forward fuselage/crew module is being installed in the Rockwell Palmdale facility on February 28, 1990.

Endeavour's Tail Installation

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The vertical tail is being installed in the Rockwell Palmdale facility on August 27, 1990.

Endeavour's Payload Bay Doors Installation

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This image shows the payload bay doors being installed in the Rockwell Palmdale facility on September 9, 1990.

Endeavour Mates to the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

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OV-105 Endeavour is mated to the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) at Rockwell Palmdale facility on May 1, 1991.

Endeavour's Roll Out

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OV-105, Endeavour rolled out at Rockwell Palmdale facility, Calif. on April 25, 1991.

Endeavour's Roll Out from Above

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This image shows OV-105 being rolled out after the build at the Rockwell Palmdale facility on April 25, 1991.

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