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Space shuttle Atlantis' engines removed in Florida

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Technicians prepare to remove one of the space shuttle Atlantis' three main engines from the orbiter's aft section on Aug. 18, using a highly modified fork lift in Orbiter Processing Facility Bay 2 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The engines will be stowed for study or future use.

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A wider view shows the space shuttle Atlantis inside the Orbiter Processing Facility.

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