In this incredible time-lapse video of the Space Shuttle Discovery STS-131, “photographers Scott Andrews, Stan Jirman and Philip Scott Andrews condense six weeks of painstaking work into three minutes, 52 seconds.” Continue reading to watch.

The action starts in the hangar-like Orbiter Processing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, where Discovery has been outfitted for its STS-131 mission.

[via AirSpaceMag]