Payload Bay Configuration

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A NASA drawing of  the payload bay and its payload position within the Shuttle. 

This image from the report of the PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident provides this information:

STS 51-L Payload Configuration. Overhead drawing of the Orbiter shows position of payload and other elements within the payload bay of the Challenger 51-L mission.

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