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When: 30 January 1990

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Suspended above the payload bay of the Space Shuttle Columbia, the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF) is monitored by technicians during its move from the Space Shuttle to a transportation canister. LDEF, with 57 experiments was launched on STS-41C on April 6, 1984. It spent almost six years in space before being retrieved by the STS-32 crew in January 1990.

Image #: 90PC-0098
Date: January 30, 1990

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Owner: NASA on The Commons
Source: Flickr Commons
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