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S08-03-075 - STS-008 - RMS / PFTA operations using grapple fixture number (no.) 2

S08-03-075 - STS-008 - RMS / PFTA operations using grapple fixture number (no.) 2

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Summary

The original finding aid described this as:

Description: Remote manipulator system (RMS) end effector grapples Payload Flight Test Article (PFTA) using grapple fixture number (no.) 2 on aft screen support structure for: Single and Manual Control System Evaluation; RMS / Primary Reaction Control System (PRCS) Interaction and Large Space Structure (LSS) Damping Test; Single Joint Control System Evaluation; Manual Augmented Control Evaluation; RMS/PRCS Interaction Test; Orbiter Longeron Stiffness Test; LSS Vibration Damping Test. Views taken from aft flight deck overhead windows show PFTA in W7 and RMS elbow pitch joint in W8.

Subject Terms: ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, PAYLOAD BAY, SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS, WINDOWS, STS-8 REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, CHALLENGER (ORBITER)

Date Taken: 8/31/1983

Categories: Payload Bay

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit

Element: Shuttle Payload Bay

Original: Film - 35MM CN

Preservation File Format: TIFF
STS-8

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Date

1983
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Explorerms elbow pitch

Exploreorbiter longeron stiffness test

Exploreprcs interaction test