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Payload Bay Door Supports

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National Geographic
by National Geographic on Nov 04, 2012
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Because the doors to the Payload Bay were only designed for a zero-gravity environment, they require exoskeleton supports and cranes to be operated on Earth. These bars were left in place because Atlantis will be displayed at the KSC Visitor Center with these doors open.

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