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STS056-28-024 - STS-056 - Views of the payload bay, Earth limb with day/night terminator, and moon.

STS056-28-024 - STS-056 - Views of the payload bay, Earth limb with day/night terminator, and moon.

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The original finding aid described this as:

Description: Views of the payload bay and the ATLAS Earth Atmosphere research pallet experiment. The SPARTAN satellite is absent and has not yet been retrieved. Almost all images have the day/night terminator. Little of the Earth is visible in these scenes, most of the background is the black void of space and only a sliver of the Earth limb, at the day/night terminator, is visible. The Moon is visible as a half sphere in the far background.

Subject Terms: STS-56, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), EARTH LIMB, CLOUDS, PAYLOAD BAY, SATELLITES TERMINATOR LINES, EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), MOON

Date Taken: 4/17/1993

Categories: Payload Bay

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit

Original: Film - 35MM CN

Preservation File Format: TIFF
STS-56

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1993
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