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STS-26 Crew Patch

10  x  8  B/W Glossy NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  KSC-87PC-715

4 August 1987

Seen in the Orbiter Processing Facility High Bay 1, the orbiter Discovery's Forward Reaction Control System (FRCS) is removed fro transport to the Hypergolic Maintenance Facility where modifications, inspections and maintenance will be performed in preparation for the STS-26 flight.

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STS-26 Crew

10  x  8  Colour NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  S-87-40673

Official portrait of STS-26 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, crew. Seated on either side of the space shuttle orbiter model are Pilot Richard O. Covey (left) and Frederick H. Hauck with mission specialists (left to right) David C. Hilmers, George D. "Pinky" Nelson, and John M. Lounge standing behind them. Crew patch and flag are displayed in background.

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STS-26 Discovery's FRCS In High Bay

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NASA  No.  KSC-87P-694

Seen in the Orbiter Processing Facility High Bay 1, the orbiter Discovery's Forward Reaction Control System (FRCS) is removed fro transport to the Hypergolic Maintenance Facility where modifications, inspections and maintenance will be performed in preparation for the STS-26 flight.

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STS-26 Crew Mission Simulations

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NASA  No.  S87-26815

11 February 1987

Crewmembers participate in motion base (MB) shuttle mission simulator (SMS) training in JSC Mission Simulation and Training Facility Bldg 5. Five veteran astronauts recently named to man the Discovery for the STS-26 mission are pictured prior to a training session in the nearby MB SMS. Commander Frederick H. Hauck (top right) stands next to Pilot Richard O. Covey with (left to right) Mission Specialist (MS) George D. Nelson, MS David C. Hilmers, and MS John M. Lounge on front row.

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STS-26 Crew In Mission Simulator

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NASA  No.  S87-26857

11 February 1987

STS-26 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle 103, crewmembers participate in motion base (MB) shuttle mission simulator training in JSC Mission Simulation and Training Facility Bldg 5. Three of the five veteran astronauts in training for the STS-26 mission are seen in their ascent positions on MB SMS flight deck. Left to right are Pilot Richard O. Covey, Mission Specialist John M. Lounge, and MS David C. Hilmers.

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STS-26 George Nelson Rehearsing

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NASA  No.  S-88-29242

2 March 1988

Mission Specialist (MS) George D. Nelson practices donning and doffing new (navy blue) partial pressure suit (launch and entry suit (LES)) aboard KC-135 NASA 930 during zero gravity testing. Nelson is assisted by astronaut James P. Bagian as KC-135 flight crew (including Stephanie A. Wells) looks on and photographers document activities.

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STS-26 Crew Training

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NASA  No.  S-88-29898

10 March 1988

STS-26 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, crewmembers have donned their new (navy blue) partial pressure suits (launch and entry suits (LESs)) for a training exercise in JSC's Shuttle Mock-up and Integration Laboratory Bldg 9A. Commander Frederick H. Hauck is in the centre foreground. Hauck is flanked by fellow crewmembers (left to right) Mission Specialist (MS) John M. Lounge, MS George D. Nelson, Pilot Richard O. Covey, and MS David C. Hilmers. Astronaut Steven R. Nagel, not assigned as crewmember but assisting in training, is at far right. During Crew Station Review (CSR) #3, the crew is scheduled to check out the new partial pressure suits and crew escape system (CES) configurations to evaluate crew equipment and procedures related to emergency egress methods and proposed crew escape options.

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STS-26 George Nelson Training

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NASA  No.  S-88-30061

10 March 1988

STS-26 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle 103, Mission Specialist (MS) George D. Nelson trains in the crew compartment trainer located in JSC's Shuttle Mock-up and Integration Laboratory Bldg 9A. Nelson, wearing new (navy blue) partial pressure suit (launch and entry suit and helmet, exits CCT via slide inflated at side hatch. Technicians at the bottom of the slide prepare to help Nelson to his feet as a second set of technicians observe the activity from scaffolding on either side of the open hatch. During Crew Station Review #3, the crew donned the new partial pressure suits and checked out crew escape system configurations to evaluate crew equipment and procedures related to emergency egress methods and proposed crew escape options.

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STS-26 Hauck And Lounge Arrive At KSC

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NASA  No.  S-88-39954

29 April 1988

STS-26 Commander Frederick H. Hauck sits in T-38 NASA 912 front cockpit and Mission Specialist John M. Lounge in rear cockpit upon arrival at Kennedy Space Centre's shuttle landing facility (SLF). The STS-26 crew is visiting KSC to inspect OV-103 in the Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF), perform inflight maintenance (IFM) procedures during a crew equipment interface test (CEIT), and fly the shuttle trainer aircraft (STA).

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STS-26 Discovery's ET Stacking

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NASA  No.  KSC-88P-501

9 June 1988

In the Vehicle Assembly Building, the External Tank (ET) is gently lowered beside the stacked solid rocket boosters (SRB) as preparations continue at KSC for the return to flight of the Space Shuttle. STS-26 ET/SRB mating operations mark a major milestone in the launch flow operations. Preparations will now be made to mate the orbiter Discovery to the stack.

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STS-26 Discovery Rollover

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NASA  No.  S-88-42092

21 June 1988

STS-26 Discovery rollover at Kennedy Space Centre is closely monitored by engineers and technicians in the late stages of the move from the orbiter processing facility (OPF) to the vehicle assembly building as pre-flight preparations continue. A large crowd of KSC employees and other spectators watches in the background as OV-103, supported by its landing gear, is pulled toward VAB. While in the VAB, OV-103 will be mated to two solid rocket boosters (SRBs) and an external fuel tank.

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STS-26 Roll Out

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NASA  No.  S-88-42099

4 July 1988

STS-26 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, mated with the external tank (ET) and solid rocket boosters (SRBs), is illuminated with spot lights as it rolls out of Kennedy Space Center's vehicle assembly building. This nocturnal, ground-level view shows OV-103 atop the mobile launch pad and crawler transporter as it makes its six-hour journey from the VAB to launch complex (LC) pad 39B. The move began shortly after midnight on the nation's 212th birthday. Ceremonies marking the event were held later during daylight hours.

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STS-26 Discovery's At Pad 39B

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NASA  No.  KSC-88PC-666

4 July 1988

The Shuttle Discovery inches its way to the top of Pad 39B as preparations for launch of STS-26 continue at Kennedy Space Centre.

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STS-26 Discovery Arrived At Pad 39B

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NASA  No.  S88-42097

4 July 1988

STS-26 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle 103, awaits further processing at Kennedy Space Centre launch complex pad 39B. OV-103 arrived at LC pad 39B after a six-hour journey from the vehicle assembly building. The rotating service structure is retracted. In the foreground, automobiles and vans full of visitors drive to LC area via a nearby road to get a closer look.

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STS-26 Hauck And Lounge Arrive At SLF

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NASA  No.  S-88-47511

7 September 1988

STS-26 Commander Frederick H. Hauck (left) and Mission Specialist (MS) George D. Nelson arrive at Kennedy Space Centre's Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) for terminal countdown demonstration test (TCDT) activities. With T-38 canopies open Hauck and Nelson prepare to climb out of jet aircraft.

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STS-26 Crew Press Reception

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NASA  No.  S-88-47510

7 September 1988

STS-26 crewmembers arrive at Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) for terminal countdown demonstration test (TCDT). Mission Specialist John M. Lounge, standing in front of microphone, addresses group of spectators as fellow crewmembers (left to right) MS David C. Hilmers, George D. Nelson, Commander Frederick H. Hauck, and Pilot Richard O. Covey look on. NASA T-38 jet aircraft appear on parking apron behind them and the shuttle mate demate facility structure appears in the background.

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STS-26 Crew Head For The Cape

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NASA  No.  S-88-48966

26 September 1988

STS-26 crewmembers walk toward the flight line of T-38s at Ellington Field prior to their departure for Kennedy Space Centre. The STS-26 crewmembers are scheduled for a September 29 launch. Left to right are Mission Specialist David C. Hilmers, Pilot Richard O. Covey, Commander Frederick H. Hauck, MS George D. Nelson, and MS John M. Lounge.

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STS-26 Hauck Heading For The Cape

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NASA  No.  S-88-48971

26 September 1988

STS-26 Commander Frederick H. Hauck, seated in T-38 forward cockpit, prepares to depart Ellington Field for Kennedy Space Centre. STS-26 crewmembers are scheduled for a September 29 launch.

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STS-26 Mike Lounge Suits Up For Launch

10  x  8  Colour NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  STS26-S-041

29 September 1988

Mission Specialist John M. Lounge relaxes in reclining chair after donning his orange launch and entry suit (LES) at the Kennedy Space Centre's Operations and Checkout Building. Upon completion of pre-flight suit tests, crewmembers will head to the launch pad for the start of the STS-26 mission.

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STS-26 Discovery Lift Off

10  x  8  Colour NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  KSC-88PC-1001

29 September 1988

STS-26 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, lifts off from mobile launcher platform at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex (LC) pad 39B. Riding atop the orange external tank (ET), OV-103 heads for Earth orbit as the exhaust plumes from the two solid rocket boosters (SRBs) cover the mobile launcher platform and the area surrounding the launch pad. SRB firings are reflected in a nearby waterway. In the foreground are trees and several birds in flight. STS-26 marks OV-103's first flight since September 1985 and NASA's first manned mission since the 51L Challenger accident, 01-28-86.

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STS-26 Discovery Heads For Space

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NASA  No.  STS26-S-026

29 September 1988

STS-26 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, is a spot in the sky as it climbs towards Earth orbit. This distant launch view, showing OV-103 riding atop a flame and a plume of exhaust smoke, was taken from the shuttle trainer aircraft (STA).

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STS-26 Onboard With George Nelson

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NASA  No.  S26-10-16

29 Sept. - 3 Oct.  1988

Mission STS-26 Mission Specialist George D. Nelson, wearing thermal underwear, positions himself in front of the orbiter galley using the intravehicular activity (IVA) foot restraints and prepares a meal on Discovery's, Orbiter Vehicle 103's, mid-deck. Beverage containers are velcroed to the galley shelf as Nelson re-hydrates a food package.

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STS-26 Crew Onboard Hawaiian Style

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NASA  No.  STS26-09-009

29 Sept. - 3 Oct.  1988

STS-26 crewmembers wear Hawaiian attire (brightly coloured shirts with bold prints) to pay tribute to the Hawaii tracking station during an unscheduled television downlink. On Discovery's, Orbiter Vehicle 103's, middeck with sunglasses propped on top of their heads are (left to right) Mission Specialist (MS) John M. Lounge, holding onto open airlock hatch, MS David C. Hilmers, wearing red shirt, Commander Frederick H. Hauck, wearing white shirt and positioned in centre of crew, MS George D. Nelson, and Pilot Richard O. Covey (lower right corner of the frame). The shirts were given to the crewmembers by Kennedy Space Centre's Loud and Proud Team.

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STS-26 TDRS-C Deployment

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NASA  No.  STS26-31-065

29 September 1988

During STS-26, inertial upper stage (IUS) with the tracking and data relay satellite C (TDRS-C) drifts above Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, payload bay (PLB) after being positioned in deployment attitude (an angle of 50 degrees) by the airborne support equipment (ASE). IUS vacates the ASE aft frame tilt actuator (AFTA) table in the PLB while the disconnected ASE umbilical boom floats above ASE forward cradle. IUS first stage rocket motor and nozzle and the interstage are visible as the IUS is deployed. In the background are the orbital manoeuvring system (OMS) pods and the Earth's limb.

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STS-26 TDRS-C After Deployment

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NASA  No.  STS26-32-064

29 September 1988

Inertial upper stage (IUS) with tracking and data relay satellite C (TDRS-C) drifts above the cloud-covered Earth surface after deployment from Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103. The straight-on view shows the IUS solid rocket motor and nozzle that will insert the TDRS-C into orbit. TDRS-C, in stowed configuration atop the IUS, is partially visible.

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STS-26 TDRS-C After Deployment #2

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NASA  No.  STS26-31-076

29 September 1988

Inertial upper stage (IUS) with tracking and data relay satellite C (TDRS-C) drifts against the blackness of space above the Earth's limb. TDRS-C remains in stowed configuration atop the IUS. The STS-26 crewmembers aboard Discovery moved away from the satellite to a safe distance before IUS first stage firing placing it in Earth orbit.

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STS-26 Crew On Discovery Mid-Deck

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NASA  No.  STS26-03-019

29 Sept. - 3 Oct.  1988

STS-26 Commander Frederick H. Hauck (center) reviews lengthy text and graphics system (TAGS) printout as it drifts across the middeck while his fellow crewmembers (left to right) Mission Specialist (MS) David C. Hilmers, MS George D. Nelson, and Pilot Richard O. Covey eat various snack items. The open airlock hatch and the sleep restraints on the starboard wall are visible in the background.

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STS-26 Onboard With Nelson And Hilmers

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NASA  No.  STS26-05-003

29 Sept. - 3 Oct.  1988

Nelson (left) and Hilmers with student Richard Cavoll's experiment on Discovery's mid-deck.

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STS-26 Onboard With Hauck And Hilmers

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NASA  No.  STS26-05-029

29 Sept. - 3 Oct.  1988

Hauck (left) and Hilmers are seen on Discovery's mid-deck conducting various experiments.

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STS-26 Onboard With David C. Hilmers

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NASA  No.  S26-06-033

29 Sept. - 3 Oct.  1988

Mission Specialist David C. Hilmers, smiling, takes a break from selecting food items for one of the crew's meals to pose for a picture. Hilmers is making selections at the forward lockers on Discovery's, Orbiter Vehicle 103's mid-deck. Attached to the forward lockers at Hilmers' left are meal tray assemblies holding several food items. Visible on the port side, behind Hilmers, are the side hatch and the orbiter galley

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STS-26 Onboard With 51L Mementos

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NASA  No.  S26-08-07

29 Sept. - 3 Oct.  1988

STS-26 crewmembers, each wearing a red, white, or blue polo shirt, pose for onboard crew portrait on Discovery's, Orbiter Vehicle 103's, mid-deck with STS-51L crew portrait, its flight (crew) insignia, and the STS-26 flight (crew) insignia. Left to right are Mission Specialist David C. Hilmers, MS George D. Nelson, Commander Frederick H. Hauck, MS John M. Lounge, and Pilot Richard O. Covey (front). The crewmembers pose in front of the port side wall.

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STS-26 Discovery Touchdown

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NASA  No.  STS26-S-118

3 October  1988

STS-26 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, with nose landing gear (NLG) and main landing gear (MLG) deployed glides above dry lakebed runway 17 at Edwards Air Force Base (EAFB), California. This profile view shows the OV-103's starboard side just before MLG touchdown.

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STS-26 Discovery Touchdown #2

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NASA  No.  STS26-S-119

3 October  1988

STS-26 Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, main landing gear (MLG) touches down on dry lakebed runway 17 at Edwards Air Force Base (EAFB), California. A cloud of dust forms behind MLG as OV-103 begins to slow down. Taken from the rear of the orbiter, view shows the space shuttle main engines (SSMEs) and the speedbrake/rudder deployed on tail section. EAFB and Dryden Flight Research Facility (DFRF) buildings and hangars appear in the background.

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STS-26 VP Bush Greet The Crew

10  x  8  Colour NASA Photograph

NASA  No.  STS26-S-167

3 October  1988

STS-26 crewmembers are greeted by (left to right) Vice President George H.W. Bush, Associate Administrator for the NASA Office of Space Flight Richard H. Truly, and NASA Administrator James C. Fletcher as they egress Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, via mobile stairway and hit terra firma on dry lakebed runway 17 at Edwards Air Force Base (EAFB), California. Commander Frederick H. Hauck receives a handshake and pat on the back from Truly as Fletcher applauds. Other crewmembers (left to right) are Mission Specialist (MS) George D. Nelson, MS David C. Hilmers, MS John M. Lounge, and Pilot Richard O. Covey. In the background, the ground servicing crew takes a break from post flight safing of OV-103 to watch the crew's Official greeting.

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