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Topic: payload bay

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STS102-368-019 - STS-102 - Empty orbiter payload bay as seen from U.S. Laboratory/Destiny window

STS102-368-019 - STS-102 - Empty orbiter payload bay as seen from U.S....

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the empty orbiter payload bay as seen from the U.S. Laboratory/Destiny module window. Subject Terms: STS-102, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), PAYLOAD BAY,... more

S01-12-330 - STS-001 - Views of the STS-1 payload bay and aft section

S01-12-330 - STS-001 - Views of the STS-1 payload bay and aft section

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the space shuttle Columbia's payload bay and aft section during the STS-1 mission include: dark views of OMS pods and stabilizer. Subject Term... more

S02-02-872 - STS-002 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

S02-02-872 - STS-002 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Overall views of payload bay (PLB) with PLB doors open and fixed radiator panels visible documented from the aft flight deck viewing windows (looking af... more

S01-12-329 - STS-001 - Views of the STS-1 payload bay and aft section

S01-12-329 - STS-001 - Views of the STS-1 payload bay and aft section

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the space shuttle Columbia's payload bay and aft section during the STS-1 mission include: dark views of OMS pods and stabilizer. Subject Term... more

S01-07-547 - STS-001 - Commander Young unfolds towel on middeck

S01-07-547 - STS-001 - Commander Young unfolds towel on middeck

The original finding aid described this as: Description: After shaving, Commander Young unfolds towel on middeck surrounded by the airlock (on left, in the foreground), the JSC Water Dispenser Kit (on right, o... more

S02-02-871 - STS-002 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

S02-02-871 - STS-002 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Overall views of payload bay (PLB) with PLB doors open and fixed radiator panels visible documented from the aft flight deck viewing windows (looking af... more

S02-02-870 - STS-002 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

S02-02-870 - STS-002 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Overall views of payload bay (PLB) with PLB doors open and fixed radiator panels visible documented from the aft flight deck viewing windows (looking af... more

S02-02-873 - STS-002 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

S02-02-873 - STS-002 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Overall views of payload bay (PLB) with PLB doors open and fixed radiator panels visible documented from the aft flight deck viewing windows (looking af... more

S01-12-331 - STS-001 - Views of the STS-1 payload bay and aft section

S01-12-331 - STS-001 - Views of the STS-1 payload bay and aft section

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the space shuttle Columbia's payload bay and aft section during the STS-1 mission include: Development Flight Instrumentation and Aerodynamic ... more

S01-12-333 - STS-001 - Views of the STS-1 payload bay and aft section

S01-12-333 - STS-001 - Views of the STS-1 payload bay and aft section

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the space shuttle Columbia's payload bay and aft section during the STS-1 mission include: Development Flight Instrumentation and Aerodynamic ... more

S34-05-028 - STS-034 - Payload bay of Atlantis during STS-34

S34-05-028 - STS-034 - Payload bay of Atlantis during STS-34

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing the payload bay of the orbiter Atlantis during STS-34. Subject Terms: ATLANTIS (ORBITER), STS-34 Categories: Payloa... more

STS064-60-021 - STS-064 - MS Meade testing the SAFER during an EVA

STS064-60-021 - STS-064 - MS Meade testing the SAFER during an EVA

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Mission Specialist Carl Meade testing the Simplified Aid for Extravehicular Rescue (SAFER) outside the Space Shuttle Disco... more

41G-13-033 - STS-41G - 41G EVA

41G-13-033 - STS-41G - 41G EVA

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing 41G crew activities. View of Payload Specialists (PS) Marc Garneau and Paul Scully-Power on the middeck (MDDK). Sub... more

S01-10-029 - STS-001 - Views of the Columbia's open payload bay

S01-10-029 - STS-001 - Views of the Columbia's open payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Columbia's open payload bay, with a cloudy earth as a background. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, STS-1, COLUMBIA (ORBITER) Categories: Paylo... more

51F-31-042 - STS-51F - Hardware in the payload bay

51F-31-042 - STS-51F - Hardware in the payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing spaceborne experiments in the payload bay of the orbiter Challenger during STS-51F. Views include: the Plasma Diagnos... more

STS115-315-012 - STS-115 - U.S. Laboratory,Space Shuttle Atlantis,and Stowed N2 Tank taken during Expedition 13 / STS-115 Joint Operations

STS115-315-012 - STS-115 - U.S. Laboratory,Space Shuttle Atlantis,and ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of U.S .Laboratory, Space Shuttle Atlantis (open payload bay), and stowed Nitrogen 2 (N2) Tank taken during Expedition 13 / STS-115 joint operation... more

51B-133-006 - STS-51B - 51B earth observations

51B-133-006 - STS-51B - 51B earth observations

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing 51B earth observations. Payload bay is visible. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), SPACE SHUTTLE MISSI... more

S34-71-00J - STS-034 - Galileo spacecraft/IUS deployment sequence in the payload bay

S34-71-00J - STS-034 - Galileo spacecraft/IUS deployment sequence in t...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing the Galileo spacecraft/Inertial Upper Stage (IUD) deployment sequence in the payload bay of the orbiter Atlantis duri... more

S09-18-805 - STS-009 - View of the Spacelab module in the payload bay of the Columbia during STS-9

S09-18-805 - STS-009 - View of the Spacelab module in the payload bay ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark view taken through aft window on the flight deck of the Spacelab module in the payload bay of the Columbia during STS-9. Subject Terms: STS-9, Pay... more

41D-101-020 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-101-020 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing hardware attached to the edge of the extended Solar Array Experiment (SAE) panel during the Office of Aero. and Space... more

STS067-732A-000B - STS-067 - View of ASTRO-2 payload in Endeavour's cargo bay

STS067-732A-000B - STS-067 - View of ASTRO-2 payload in Endeavour's ca...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Wide views of ASTRO-2 payload in Endeavour's cargo bay backdropped by the Earth. In view is the Spacelab igloo, Optical Sensor Package (OSP), Integrated... more

S07-32-1770 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

S07-32-1770 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-0...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the STS-7 shuttle Challenger taken from the Shuttle pallet satellite (SPAS-01) include: Close-up view of shuttle Challenger payload bay with th... more

STS088-364-026 - STS-088 - View documenting items on the ISS stack

STS088-364-026 - STS-088 - View documenting items on the ISS stack

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View taken during one of three Extravehicular Activitys (EVAs) of the International Space Station (ISS) modules (Node 1/Unity, Pressurized Mating Adapte... more

STS068-60-006 - STS-068 - Endeavour's payload bay overlooking the Earth limb during STS-68

STS068-60-006 - STS-068 - Endeavour's payload bay overlooking the Eart...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The Sun produced a flare above the Space Shuttle Endeavour's payload bay in this 35mm view. Visible is part of the hardware for the Space Radar Laborato... more

STS064-61-021 - STS-064 - SPARTAN 201 attached to Discovery's RMS

STS064-61-021 - STS-064 - SPARTAN 201 attached to Discovery's RMS

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy 201 (SPARTAN 201) attached to the Space Shuttle Discovery's Rem... more

51B-11-027 - STS-51B - 51B crew activities

51B-11-027 - STS-51B - 51B crew activities

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing 51B crew activities. View of Payload Specialist (PS) Lodewijk van den Berg and Mission Specialist (MS) William E. Th... more

51F-31-061 - STS-51F - Hardware in the payload bay

51F-31-061 - STS-51F - Hardware in the payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing spaceborne experiments in the payload bay of the orbiter Challenger during STS-51F. Views include: the Remote Manipul... more

S47-09-002 - STS-047 - Inflight portrait of the STS-47 crew

S47-09-002 - STS-047 - Inflight portrait of the STS-47 crew

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Inflight portrait of the STS-47 crew in the Spacelab-Japan (SL-J) module. Pictured, left to right, are (back row) Commander Robert L. Gibson and Pilot C... more

51F-31-045 - STS-51F - Hardware in the payload bay

51F-31-045 - STS-51F - Hardware in the payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing spaceborne experiments in the payload bay of the orbiter Challenger during STS-51F. Views include: the Plasma Diagnos... more

S05-41-1333 - STS-005 - Deployment of Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satellite

S05-41-1333 - STS-005 - Deployment of Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satell...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satellite is deployed from its protective cradle in the cargo bay of the space shuttle Columbia in this sequence of photog... more

51A-18-007 - STS-51A - 51A Payload bay

51A-18-007 - STS-51A - 51A Payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing 51A payload bay. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, SATELLITES, SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 51-A, DISCOVERY (ORBITER) Categories... more

S07-32-1659 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

S07-32-1659 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-0...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the STS-7 shuttle Challenger taken from the Shuttle pallet satellite (SPAS-01) include: View of the Challenger with RMS arm in shape of a seven... more

STS096-353-033 - STS-096 - STARSHINE after deployment

STS096-353-033 - STS-096 - STARSHINE after deployment

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the STARSHINE satellite after it was deployed from the STS-96 orbiter Discovery's payload bay. Views include: Distant views of the satellite ove... more

STS064-57-017 - STS-064 - Robot-Operated Materials Processing System in Payload Bay

STS064-57-017 - STS-064 - Robot-Operated Materials Processing System i...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the Robot-Operated Materials Processing System (ROMPS) on the Space Shuttle Discovery's payload bay during STS-64. ROMPS w... more

S02-12-837 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia's payload bay

S02-12-837 - STS-002 - View of RMS and OSTA-1 experiments in Columbia'...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm positioned over the the open payload bay during the STS-2 mission . Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, SPACE ... more

S08-49-1715 - STS-008 - Deployment of INSAT/PAM-D satellite

S08-49-1715 - STS-008 - Deployment of INSAT/PAM-D satellite

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Sequence of views in which the Indian National Satellite (INSAT), attached to the Payload Deployment Module (PAM-D), is deployed from the Challenger's p... more

S47-202-003 - STS-047 - STS-47 MS Davis conducts experiment in the Image Furnace

S47-202-003 - STS-047 - STS-47 MS Davis conducts experiment in the Ima...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-47 Mission Specialist (MS) N. Jan Davis conducts an experiment at the Image Furnace, located in Rack 8 of the Endeavour's Spacelab-Japan (SL-J) modu... more

S39-379-027 - STS-039 - Cargo bay of Discovery during STS-39

S39-379-027 - STS-039 - Cargo bay of Discovery during STS-39

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing the cargo bay of the orbiter Discovery during STS-39. Subject Terms: STS-39, DISCOVERY (ORBITER) Categories: Payloa... more

S09-18-806 - STS-009 - View of the Spacelab module in the payload bay of the Columbia during STS-9

S09-18-806 - STS-009 - View of the Spacelab module in the payload bay ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark view taken through aft window on the flight deck of the Spacelab module in the payload bay of the Columbia during STS-9. Subject Terms: STS-9, Pay... more

STS096-353-027 - STS-096 - STARSHINE after deployment

STS096-353-027 - STS-096 - STARSHINE after deployment

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the STARSHINE satellite after it was deployed from the STS-96 orbiter Discovery's payload bay. Views include: Distant views of the satellite ove... more

S01-10-030 - STS-001 - Views of the Columbia's open payload bay

S01-10-030 - STS-001 - Views of the Columbia's open payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Columbia's open payload bay,with a cloudy earth as a background. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, STS-1, COLUMBIA (ORBITER) Categories: Payloa... more

41G-47-017 - STS-41G - STS-41G EVA

41G-47-017 - STS-41G - STS-41G EVA

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of astronauts Kathryn D. Sullivan (red stripes), and David C. Leestma (no stripes) working on the Payload Bay during Extraveh... more

S47-12-024 - STS-047 - STS-47 crewmembers pose for a photo in SL-J module

S47-12-024 - STS-047 - STS-47 crewmembers pose for a photo in SL-J mod...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-47 Pilot Curtis Brown, Mission Specialist (MS) Jerome (Jay) Apt, and Commander Robert (Hoot) Gibson pose for a photo in the Spacelab-Japan (SLJ) mod... more

41D-101-045 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-101-045 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing hardware attached to the edge of the extended Solar Array Experiment (SAE) panel during the Office of Aero. and Space... more

S39-334-012 - STS-039 - Overall of cargo bay

S39-334-012 - STS-039 - Overall of cargo bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing an overall view of STS-39 Discovery's cargo bay. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, STS-39, DISCOVERY (ORBITER) Categories... more

51F-22-019 - STS-51F - IPS in payload bay

51F-22-019 - STS-51F - IPS in payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing the Instrument Positioning System (IPS) in the payload bay of the orbiter Challenger during 51F. Subject Terms: PAYL... more

S07-18-772 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-772 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite f...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the sequence of events during the launch of the Canadian Telesat-F communications satellite from the Challenger's payload bay. View is of the la... more

51F-09-028 - STS-51F - Hardware in the payload bay

51F-09-028 - STS-51F - Hardware in the payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing the Instrument Positioning System (IPS) in the payload bay of the orbiter Challenger during 51F. Subject Terms: HARD... more

S39-368-010 - STS-039 - STS-39 Discovery cargo bay

S39-368-010 - STS-039 - STS-39 Discovery cargo bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing Discovery's cargo bay during STS-39. Subject Terms: STS-39, DISCOVERY (ORBITER) Categories: Payload Bay Interior_E... more

S09-02-033 - STS-009 - Payload bay

S09-02-033 - STS-009 - Payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Documentation of Spacelab 1 in the payload bay of the orbiter Columbia during STS-9. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, SPACELAB, STS-9, COLUMBIA (ORBITER) C... more

STS064-70-001 - STS-064 - MS Meade evaluating the SAFER during an EVA

STS064-70-001 - STS-064 - MS Meade evaluating the SAFER during an EVA

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Mission Specialist Carl Meade evaluating the Simplified Aid for Extravehicular Activity Rescue (SAFER) during an Extravehi... more

S05-41-1280 - STS-005 - Deployment of Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satellite

S05-41-1280 - STS-005 - Deployment of Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satell...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satellite is deployed from its protective cradle in the cargo bay of the space shuttle Columbia in this sequence of photog... more

41D-102-016 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-102-016 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing hardware attached to the edge of the extended Solar Array Experiment (SAE) panel during the Office of Aero. and Space... more

51F-12-011 - STS-51F - Payload bay

51F-12-011 - STS-51F - Payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing the Instrument Positioning System (IPS) in the payload bay, and the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm in the stowed... more

S47-202-039 - STS-047 - STS-47 PLC Lee conducts FEE experiment in GPWS

S47-202-039 - STS-047 - STS-47 PLC Lee conducts FEE experiment in GPWS

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-47 Payload Commander (PLC) Mark Lee conducts the Effects of Weightlessness on the Development of Amphibian Eggs Fertilized in Space (FEE) experiment... more

S03-09-421 - STS-003 - Plasma Diagnostics Package on RMS arm

S03-09-421 - STS-003 - Plasma Diagnostics Package on RMS arm

The original finding aid described this as: Description: ``In-flight view of the Plasma Diagnostics Package attached to the end effector on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm. A cloudy earth can be seen i... more

S07-32-1653 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-01 satellite

S07-32-1653 - STS-007 - View of the shuttle Challenger from the SPAS-0...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the STS-7 shuttle Challenger taken from the Shuttle pallet satellite (SPAS-01) include: View of the Challenger with RMS arm in shape of a seven... more

S06-38-869 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

S06-38-869 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the tracking and data relay satellite (TDRS) and its inertial upper stage (IUS) in the payload bay of the space shuttle Challenger prior to dep... more

51A-18-020 - STS-51A - 51A Payload bay

51A-18-020 - STS-51A - 51A Payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing 51A satellite in the payload bay with both payload bay hatches closed. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, SATELLITES, SPACE... more

STS116-320-009 - STS-116 - View of the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery aft payload bay

STS116-320-009 - STS-116 - View of the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Backdropped by a cloud-covered Earth Space Shuttle Discovery aft payload bay, Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) pods and stabiliar are photographed by th... more

S47-03-029 - STS-047 - STS-47 MS Davis conducts FFEU experiment

S47-03-029 - STS-047 - STS-47 MS Davis conducts FFEU experiment

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-47 mission specialist (MS) N. Jan Davis conducts the Separation of Biogenic Material by Electrophoresis Under Zero Gravity / Separation of Animal Ce... more

S109E5255 - STS-109 - Solar array on HST seen during  first EVA

S109E5255 - STS-109 - Solar array on HST seen during first EVA

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the solar array on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) seen during the first of five Extravehicular Activities (EVAs) of the STS-109 mission. Subj... more

STS069-703-000AL - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 235

STS069-703-000AL - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 235

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the deployment of the Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy (SPARTAN) 201 includes Long distance shots of the SPARTAN 201 free ... more

S39-363-031 - STS-039 - STS-39 Chemical Release Observation (CRO) Subsatellite Deployment

S39-363-031 - STS-039 - STS-39 Chemical Release Observation (CRO) Subs...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the launchers following deployment of a Chemical Release Observation (CRO) subsatellite from the Discovery payload bay du... more

51A-46-070 - STS-51A - 51A Satellite in payload bay

51A-46-070 - STS-51A - 51A Satellite in payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing a satellite Westar VI berthed in the payload bay with astronaut Joseph P. Allen IV working with it. Subject Terms: A... more

51B-22-033 - STS-51B - 51B crew activities

51B-22-033 - STS-51B - 51B crew activities

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing 51B crew activities. View of Payload Specialist (PS) Lodewijk van den Berg and Mission Specialist (MS) William E. Th... more

S05-38-943 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-943 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Satellite Business Systems (SBS-3) satellite in its protective cradle in the space shuttle Columbia's payload bay. Photos show the satellite... more

STS088-335-015 - STS-088 - View of the STS-88 crew on the flight deck during Node 1 grapple

STS088-335-015 - STS-088 - View of the STS-88 crew on the flight deck ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View taken of the STS-88 crew while on the Endeavours flight deck during the grapple of the Node 1/Unity module from the payload bay. Views include: Mis... more

STS098-324-014 - STS-098 - thruster firing

STS098-324-014 - STS-098 - thruster firing

The original finding aid described this as: Description: One of the astronauts on the aft flight deck of the Space Shuttle Atlantis used a 35mm camera to record this image of a thruster firing. Part of Earth'... more

S08-35-1239 - STS-008 - Close-up view of PFTA being lifted out of the payload bay

S08-35-1239 - STS-008 - Close-up view of PFTA being lifted out of the ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Close-up view of the payload flight test article (PFTA) being lifted out of the Challenger's payload bay. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), ONBOARD ... more

S47-202-015 - STS-047 - View of the Image Furnace in SL-J

S47-202-015 - STS-047 - View of the Image Furnace in SL-J

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Image Furnace, located in Rack 8 of the Endeavour's Spacelab-Japan (SL-J) module during the STS-47 mission. Subject Terms: FURNACES, SPACEB... more

51B-02-001 - STS-51B - Payload bay

51B-02-001 - STS-51B - Payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing view of the payload bay with Spacelab 3. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, SPACELAB, SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 51-B, CHALLENGE... more

STS064-310-024 - STS-064 - Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm over the payload bay

STS064-310-024 - STS-064 - Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm over th...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm over the top of the Space Shuttle Discovery's payload bay during STS-64. Subject ... more

S06-38-850 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

S06-38-850 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the tracking and data relay satellite (TDRS) and its inertial upper stage (IUS) in the payload bay of the space shuttle Challenger prior to dep... more

51A-104-056 - STS-51A - 51A Payload bay

51A-104-056 - STS-51A - 51A Payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing the forward (FWD) portion of payload bay. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, ASTRONAUTS, CREWS, EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY, EX... more

41D-102-035 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-102-035 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing hardware attached to the edge of the extended Solar Array Experiment (SAE) panel during the Office of Aero. and Space... more

51A-46-077 - STS-51A - 51A EVA

51A-46-077 - STS-51A - 51A EVA

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing a satellite Westar VI berthed in the payload bay. Subject Terms: ASTRONAUTS, CREWS, SATELLITES, COMMUNICATION SATELL... more

51A-101-007 - STS-51A - 51A Payload bay

51A-101-007 - STS-51A - 51A Payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing payload bay. Earth limb visible in the background. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 51-A, DISCOVER... more

S06-38-844 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

S06-38-844 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the tracking and data relay satellite (TDRS) and its inertial upper stage (IUS) in the payload bay of the space shuttle Challenger prior to dep... more

S05-41-1316 - STS-005 - Deployment of Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satellite

S05-41-1316 - STS-005 - Deployment of Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satell...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satellite is deployed from its protective cradle in the cargo bay of the space shuttle Columbia in this sequence of photog... more

S39-371-014 - STS-039 - STS-39 Discovery cargo bay

S39-371-014 - STS-039 - STS-39 Discovery cargo bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing the cargo bay of the STS-39 orbiter Discovery and an Earth limb. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), STS... more

S47-05-010 - STS-047 - STS-47 crew shift changeover in Spacelab-Japan (SL-J)

S47-05-010 - STS-047 - STS-47 crew shift changeover in Spacelab-Japan ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the STS-47 crew during a shift change in Spacelab-Japan (SL-J). View of commander Robert (Hoot) Gibson. Subject Terms: AS... more

STS089-341-013 - STS-089 - MS Anderson handles equipment on Spacehab during STS-89 mission

STS089-341-013 - STS-089 - MS Anderson handles equipment on Spacehab d...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Mission Specialist Michael Anderson handles equipment onboard a double Spacehab module on the payload bay of the Orbiter Endeavour during STS-89. Includ... more

S39-334-021 - STS-039 - Overall of cargo bay

S39-334-021 - STS-039 - Overall of cargo bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing an overall view of STS-39 Discovery's cargo bay. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, STS-39, DISCOVERY (ORBITER) Categories... more

STS064-14-028 - STS-064 - Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy 201

STS064-14-028 - STS-064 - Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy 201 (SPARTAN 201) on the Space Shuttle Discovery's payload bay ... more

STS064-45-017 - STS-064 - PC Lee using SAFER during an EVA

STS064-45-017 - STS-064 - PC Lee using SAFER during an EVA

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Payload Commander Mark Lee evaluating the Simplified Aid For Extravehicular Activity Rescue (SAFER) during an Extravehicul... more

STS093-318-020 - STS-093 - Photo of some debris from Columbia taken during STS-93

STS093-318-020 - STS-093 - Photo of some debris from Columbia taken du...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photo of some debris from the Space Shuttle Columbia taken during the STS-93 mission. The Earth's surface backdrops the images. Subject Terms: STS-93, ... more

41D-101-005 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-101-005 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing hardware attached to the edge of the extended Solar Array Experiment (SAE) panel during the Office of Aero. and Space... more

S01-08-281 - STS-001 - View of the aft end of Columbia during the STS-1 mission

S01-08-281 - STS-001 - View of the aft end of Columbia during the STS-...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the aft end of the space shuttle Columbia during the STS-1 mission include partial views of the shuttles wings (281-3). Subject Terms: COLUMBI... more

S47-09-004 - STS-047 - Inflight portrait of the STS-47 crew

S47-09-004 - STS-047 - Inflight portrait of the STS-47 crew

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Inflight portrait of the STS-47 crew in the Spacelab-Japan (SL-J) module. Pictured, left to right, are (back row) Commander Robert L. Gibson and Pilot C... more

S39-363-011 - STS-039 - STS-39 Chemical Release Observation (CRO) Subsatellite Deployment

S39-363-011 - STS-039 - STS-39 Chemical Release Observation (CRO) Subs...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the launchers for the Chemical Release Observation (CRO) subsatellites in the Discovery payload bay during STS-39. Subjec... more

STS064-61-006 - STS-064 - SPARTAN 201 attached to Discovery's RMS

STS064-61-006 - STS-064 - SPARTAN 201 attached to Discovery's RMS

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy 201 (SPARTAN 201) attached to the Space Shuttle Discovery's Rem... more

51B-03-035 - STS-51B - Spaceborne experiments

51B-03-035 - STS-51B - Spaceborne experiments

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing Payload Specialist (PS) Taylor G. Wang performing a repair task on the Drop Dynamics Module (DDM) in Spacelab 3, with... more

STS053-11-003 - STS-053 - Payload bay Orbital Debris Radar Calibration System (ODERACS).

STS053-11-003 - STS-053 - Payload bay Orbital Debris Radar Calibration...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the port side payload bay Get Away Special (GAS) cannisters containing the Orbital Debris Radar Calibration System (ODERACS) experiment. Photo ... more

STS068-47-011 - STS-068 - Canada RMS arm

STS068-47-011 - STS-068 - Canada RMS arm

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Close view of Canada logo on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm in the Space Shuttle Endeavour payload bay during STS-68. Subject Terms: STS-68,... more

S06-38-892 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

S06-38-892 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the tracking and data relay satellite (TDRS) and its inertial upper stage (IUS) in the payload bay of the space shuttle Challenger prior to dep... more

41D-37-092 - STS-41D - OAST-1 payload in the Discovery's payload bay

41D-37-092 - STS-41D - OAST-1 payload in the Discovery's payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark view of the OAST-1 payload in the Discovery's payload bay during the STS-41D mission. Visible on the pallet is the SCCF Reflectance Shield and the ... more

STS116-318-025 - STS-116 - View of the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery aft payload bay

STS116-318-025 - STS-116 - View of the STS-116 Space Shuttle Discovery...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Backdropped by a cloud-covered Earth Space Shuttle Discovery aft payload bay, Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) pods and stabiliar are photographed by th... more

51F-40-089 - STS-51F - Payload bay

51F-40-089 - STS-51F - Payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of portions of the payload bay. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 51-F, CHALLENGER (ORBITER) Categories: Sh... more

STS069-703-000AX - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 246

STS069-703-000AX - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 246

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the deployment of the Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy (SPARTAN) 201 includes Long distance shots of the SPARTAN 201 free ... more

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