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STS052-80-058 - STS-052 - STS-52 LAGEOS/IRIS spacecraft drifting over the Earth

STS052-80-058 - STS-052 - STS-52 LAGEOS/IRIS spacecraft drifting over the Earth

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Summary

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Description: The Laser Geodynamic Satellite II (LAGEOS II)/Italian Research Interim Stage (IRIS) (LAGEOS/IRIS) spacecraft drifts above the Earth after being deployed from the payload bay of Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102 during the STS-52 mission.

Subject Terms: STS-52, COLUMBIA (ORBITER), ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, GEODYNAMICS, IRIS SATELLITES, ITALIAN SPACE PROGRAM, SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS, EARTH LIMB

Date Taken: 4/28/1999

Categories: Payloads

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Preservation File Format: TIFF

geon: CLOUDS

feat: SATELLITE, COAST

tilt: High Oblique

cldp: 50
STS-52

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Date

1999
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