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S07-09-429 - STS-007 - PLB - GAS canisters,SPAS-01,OSTA-2,stowed RMS,OMS pods,vertical tail

S07-09-429 - STS-007 - PLB - GAS canisters,SPAS-01,OSTA-2,stowed RMS,OMS pods,vertical tail

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Summary

The original finding aid described this as:

Description: Payload bay (PLB) equipment and experiments (front to back) include Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS) 01 secured in keel bridge fitting, Materials Experiment Assembly (MEA) mounted on Office of Space and Terrestrial Applications (OSTA) 2 Mission Peculiar Equipment Support System (MPESS), spacecraft sunshield closed over thermal-covered airborne support equipment (ASE), and remote manipulator system (RMS) arm stowed on port side longeron. Get away special (GAS) canister mounted on starboard longeron and six GAS canisters on port side longeron appear in foreground. GAS canister lid is open on G305 - Space Ultraviolet Radiation Environment (SURE) instrument developed by the Naval Research Laboratory. In the background, orbital maneuvering system (OMS) pods and vertical tail are highlighted against Earth's surface.

Subject Terms: ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, PAYLOAD BAY, SHUTTLE PALLET SATELLITES, STS-7 REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS GET AWAY SPECIALS (STS)

Date Taken: 6/24/1983

Categories: Payload Bay

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit

Element: Shuttle Payload Bay

Original: Film - 35MM CN

Preservation File Format: TIFF
STS-7

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Date

1983
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