LDEF Return to KSC
The Long Duration
Exposure Facility is removed from the space shuttle Columbia and loaded
into a transportation canister. The satellite spent six years in space
conducting 57 long-term experiments. It was retrieved by the space shuttle
in 1990 and brought back to earth for analysis.
credit: NASA GRIN Image# 90PC-0098
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