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Inertial Upper Stage

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. — Workers in the Vertical Processing Facility oversee and control the lowering of the Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) booster into a workstand for preflight processing. The IUS was attached to the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-G), which was deployed by the Space Shuttle Discovery on Mission STS-70, July, 1995.

TDRS-G-- Inertial Upper Stage