S46-08-003 - STS-046 - STS-46 EURECA-1L held in pre-deployment position by RMS over OV-104's PLB
The original finding aid described this as:
Description: STS-46 European Retrievable Carrier 1L (EURECA-1L) satellite with solar arrays extended, is grappled by the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector and is positioned above the payload bay (PLB) of Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104 during pre-deployment activities. In the foreground, the IMAX Cargo Bay Camera (ICBC) mounted on the Small Payloads Accommodations (SPA) getaway special (GAS) beam interface appears on the starboard wall and the stowed Tethered Satellite System 1 (TSS-1) satellite mounted in the satellite support assembly (SSA) on the unpressurized spacelab (SL) pallet (center). The scene is backdropped by the Earth's limb.
Subject Terms: EURECA (ESA), PAYLOAD BAY, EARTH LIMB, CAMERAS, PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, SOLAR ARRAYS, TETHERED SATELLITES, ATLANTIS (ORBITER), STS-46, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Date Taken: 4/1/1999
Categories: Payload Bay
Original: Film - 35MM CN
Preservation File Format: TIFF