S37-99-053 - STS-037 - The Gamma Ray Observatory (GRO) grappled by the RMS during STS-37 deployment
The original finding aid described this as:
Description: Backdropped against the Earth's surface, the Gamma Ray Observatory (GRO) with its solar array (SA) panels deployed is grappled by the remote manipulator system (RMS) during STS-37 systems checkout. GRO's four complement instruments are visible: the Energetic Gamma Ray Experiment Telescope (EGRET)(at the bottom); the Imaging Compton Telescope (COMPTEL) (center); the Oriented Scintillation Spectrometer Experiment (OSSE) (top); and Burst and Transient Source Experiment (BATSE) (on four corners). The view was taken by STS-37 crew through an aft flight deck overhead window.
Subject Terms: STS-37, ATLANTIS (ORBITER), GAMMA RAY OBSERVATORY, PAYLOAD BAY, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, SOLAR ARRAYS, EARTH SURFACE
Date Taken: 4/7/1991
Original: Film - 70MM CT
Preservation File Format: TIFF
feat: GRO DEPLOYMENT