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S02-02-871 - STS-002 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

S02-02-871 - STS-002 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

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Description: Overall views of payload bay (PLB) with PLB doors open and fixed radiator panels visible documented from the aft flight deck viewing windows (looking aft) show: in the foreground,Office of Space Terrestrial Applications (OSTA)-1 unpressurized u-shaped Spacelab (SL) pallet with Shuttle Imaging Radar (SIR)-A antenna (on starboard side),SIR-A electronics with cold plates,forward multiplexer demultiplexer (MDM),and Ocean Color Experiment (OCE) with cold plate (on pallet base),and SIR-A recorder,OCE scanner,Feature Identification Location Experiment (FILE),and Measurement of Air Pollution from Satellites (MAPS) (on the pallet port side); on the port side longeron,the stowed Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm; in the aft PLB,Induced Environment Contamination Monitor (IECM) with grapple fixture; and in the background the vertical tail and orbital maneuvering system (OMS) pods.

Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS OSTA-1 PAYLOAD, SPACECRAFT RADIATORS, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, COLUMBIA (ORBITER), SPACE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM 2 FLIGHT

Date Taken: 11/14/1981

Categories: Payload Bay

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit

Original: Film - 35MM CN

Preservation File Format: TIFF
STS-2

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1981
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