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NASA/Lockheed Martin

Mission 26: ET Comes Home – Mission Photos

Exciting photos from ET-94's journey! Most recent photos on top.


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Ken Phillips

ET-94 makes a successful transition to land on May 18, 2016 after being at sea for 36 days. 

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Ken Phillips

Tugboat Shannon Dann pushes ET-94's barge into final position for offload onto the streets of Marina del Rey on May 18, 2016.

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Ken Phillips

On May 18, 2016, the tug, barge and overland transport crews pose for a photo with ET-94 before she leaves the Gulfmaster-1 for dry land after 36 days at sea.

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Dennis R. Jenkins

Shannon Dann and Gulfmaster I, carrying ET-94, departed the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal in San Diego on May 17, 2016.

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Dennis R. Jenkins

Removing equipment from the barge that was installed for transit through the Panama Canal, and installing hinge plates that will bridge the distance between the barge and the sea wall in Marina del Rey. (May 16, 2016)

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Dennis R. Jenkins

Shannon Dann getting a new coat of paint in San Diego. (May 16, 2016)

Shannon Dann, towing Golfmaster 1, arrived at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal in San Diego
Dennis R. Jenkins

Shannon Dann, towing Golfmaster 1, arrived at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal in San Diego on May 15, 2016

Prepping Gulfmaster 1 on May 15, 2016, for departure from San Diego
Dennis R. Jenkins

Prepping Gulfmaster 1 on May 15, 2016, for departure from San Diego

Final upgrades done to the barge on April 26, 2016 for the journey up the west coast
Dennis R. Jenkins

Final upgrades done to the barge on April 26, 2016 for the journey up the west coast

ET-94 transiting the Miraflores Locks in the Panama Canal April 26, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Transiting the Miraflores Locks in the Panama Canal April 26, 2016

ET-94 transiting the Miraflores Locks in the Panama Canal April 26, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Transiting the Miraflores Locks in the Panama Canal April 26, 2016

David Knight

ET-94 traveling from Panama's Centennial Bridge to Pedro Miguel Locks April 26, 2016

ET-94 passing by Panama's Centennial Bridge April 26, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Passing by Panama's Centennial bridge April 26, 2016

ET-94 transiting the Pedro Miguel Locks in the Panama Canal April 26, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Transiting the Pedro Miguel Locks in the Panama Canal April 26, 2016

ET-94 transiting the Pedro Miguel Locks in the Panama Canal April 26, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Transiting the Pedro Miguel Locks in the Panama Canal April 26, 2016

David Knight

Transiting the Gatun Locks in the Panama Canal April 25, 2016

ET-94 transiting the Gatun Locks in the Panama Canal
Dennis R. Jenkins

Transiting the Gatun Locks in the Panama Canal April 25, 2016

ET-94 arriving in Panama, April 23, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Arriving in Panama April 23, 2016

ET-94 arriving in Panama, April 23, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Arriving in Panama, April 23, 2016

Miss Gloria and Morgan Ray (river tugs) leave Michoud dock with Gulfmaster I and ET-94 in tow April 12, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Miss Gloria and Morgan Ray (river tugs) leave Michoud dock with Gulfmaster I and ET-94 in tow April 12, 2016

Miss Gloria and Morgan Ray (river tugs) leave Michoud dock with Gulfmaster I and ET-94 in tow April 12, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Miss Gloria and Morgan Ray (river tugs) leave Michoud dock with Gulfmaster I and ET-94 in tow April 12, 2016

ET-94 loaded onto the barge Gulfmaster I on April 10, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

ET-94 loaded onto the barge Gulfmaster I on April 10, 2016

ET-94 is chained and welded to the deck April 10, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins
ET-94 is chained and welded to the deck April 10, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins
ET-94 loaded onto the barge Gulfmaster I on April 10, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

ET-94 loaded onto the barge Gulfmaster I on April 10, 2016

ET-94 at NASA Michoud Assembly Facility
Chuck Null
ET-94 prep April 9, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Prepping for departure from NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility. (Photo taken April 9, 2016)

ET-94 prep April 9, 2016
Dennis R. Jenkins

Prepping for departure from NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility. (Photo taken April 9, 2016)

David Knight