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  1. These look like aliens

    Snapshot Title: These look like aliens
    Taken by: Sarah Runcie

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Aliens at NASA



  2. Tall alien grey at NASA

    Snapshot Title: Tall alien grey at NASA
    Taken by: Sarah Runcie

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    These are alien great that are tall



  3. ?

    Snapshot Title: ?
    Taken by: BusterBrown

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

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  4. ?

    Snapshot Title: ?
    Taken by: BusterBrown

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    ?



  5. Alien

    Snapshot Title: Alien
    Taken by: BusterBrown

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Alien



  6. Alien Spacecraft

    Snapshot Title: Alien Spacecraft
    Taken by: BusterBrown

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Alien



  7. 2 UFOS

    Snapshot Title: 2 UFOS
    Taken by: BusterBrown

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Alien



  8. 3 UFOS

    Snapshot Title: 3 UFOS
    Taken by: BusterBrown

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Aliens



  9. 2 giant space aliens

    Snapshot Title: 2 giant space aliens
    Taken by: Bruncie

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    2 giant sapce aliens at NASA



  10. Soldier and 2 Aliens

    Snapshot Title: Soldier and 2 Aliens
    Taken by: Bruncie

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Look how tall the Aliens are!



  11. UFO

    Snapshot Title: UFO
    Taken by: Bruncie

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    One of Nasa's Friends



  12. Rocket

    Snapshot Title: Rocket
    Taken by: New Scientist

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Ready to go///



  13. Helicopter?

    Snapshot Title: Helicopter?
    Taken by: Pion137

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Fuzzy helicopter...



  14. SpaceShuttleOnLaunchPadNov2010

    Snapshot Title: SpaceShuttleOnLaunchPadNov2010
    Taken by: shoffstrom

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    from gigapan.org/gigapans/63782



  15. Liquid Hydrogen

    Snapshot Title: Liquid Hydrogen
    Taken by: Terrell Mundhenk

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    It doesn't say no smoking like with the liquid oxygen tank, but it's a valid assumption one should not.



  16. Word to the wise

    Snapshot Title: Word to the wise
    Taken by: Terrell Mundhenk

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Perhaps people should not smoke around liquid oxygen... you know... I'm just saying.



  17. Fake Owl

    Snapshot Title: Fake Owl
    Taken by: Chad Frost

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    To keep birds away



  18. XT-16

    Snapshot Title: XT-16
    Taken by: psrman

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

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  19. .

    Snapshot Title: .
    Taken by: psrman

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

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    Snapshot Title: .
    Taken by: psrman

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

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    Snapshot Title: .
    Taken by: psrman

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

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    Snapshot Title: .
    Taken by: psrman

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

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  23. .

    Snapshot Title: .
    Taken by: psrman

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

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  24. Water tower

    Snapshot Title: Water tower
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    to supply the rainbirds?



  25. LOX tank

    Snapshot Title: LOX tank
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    .



  26. Wind sock

    Snapshot Title: Wind sock
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    wind at the time of the photo is between 3 and 15 knots



  27. Mo

    Snapshot Title: Mo
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Mobile Launch Platform



  28. "Rainbirds"

    Snapshot Title: "Rainbirds"
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Two of 16 huge nozzles on the Mobile Launcher Platform.

    The water system is designed to protect the Shuttle and its payloads from any damage that may occur from acoustical energy reflected from the M...



  29. Solid Rocket Booster

    Snapshot Title: Solid Rocket Booster
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    spaceflight.nasa.gov/shuttle/reference/shutref/srb/srb.html Will open in a new tab or window



  30. Rotating Service Structure (RSS)

    Snapshot Title: Rotating Service Structure (RSS)
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/launch/rotating-service-structure.html Will open in a new tab or window



  31. Mobile Launch Platform (MLP)

    Snapshot Title: Mobile Launch Platform (MLP)
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    science.ksc.nasa.gov/facilities/mlp.html Will open in a new tab or window



  32. Xenon Lights

    Snapshot Title: Xenon Lights
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    -



  33. Xenon Lights

    Snapshot Title: Xenon Lights
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Used to light up the shuttle at night. Often used the night before the shuttle launch after the Rotating Service Structure (RSS) is rolled back away from the shuttle.



  34. Hydrogen Burn Off

    Snapshot Title: Hydrogen Burn Off
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    This is actually a safety feature: The flame burns away excess hydrogen in the area so it doesn't become a toxic hazard.



  35. Lightning rod

    Snapshot Title: Lightning rod
    Taken by: Aschwinn Smith

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:



  36. H

    Snapshot Title: H
    Taken by: Keith Rodgerson

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    H



  37. External Tank or "ET"

    Snapshot Title: External Tank or "ET"
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    www.nasa.gov/returntoflight/system/system_ET.html Will open in a new tab or window



  38. Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB)

    Snapshot Title: Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB)
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    One of the largest buildings in the world.
    science.ksc.nasa.gov/facilities/vab.html Will open in a new tab or window



  39. Water Tower

    Snapshot Title: Water Tower
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    -



  40. Launch Pad 39b

    Snapshot Title: Launch Pad 39b
    Taken by: NASA HQ PHOTO

    Image: STS-133 - Launch Pad 39a
    Image Owner: NASA HQ PHOTO



    Description:

    Shuttle Launch Pad 39b



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