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Topic: payload deployment

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S32-513-005 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-005 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-37-1892 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1892 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark views of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm reaching into the Challenger's payload bay to lift the payload flight test article (PFTA) for dyna... more

S08-37-1908 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1908 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm reaching into the Challenger's payload bay to lift the payload flight test article (PFTA) for dynamic i... more

S43-12-026 - STS-043 - View of the American flag on OV-104's PLB aft wall taken during STS-43

S43-12-026 - STS-043 - View of the American flag on OV-104's PLB aft w...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the American flag, seen through the airborne support equipment (ASE) aft frame tilt actuator (AFTA) table, on Atlantis', Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 10... more

S08-37-1918 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1918 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the payload flight test article (PFTA) on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector against a black sky. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE ... more

S07-04-163 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-163 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S07-04-158 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-158 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... 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

S07-18-761 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-761 - 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 openin... 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

S07-04-165 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-165 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S08-37-1907 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1907 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm reaching into the Challenger's payload bay to lift the payload flight test article (PFTA) for dynamic i... more

S32-522-010 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-010 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-37-1894 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1894 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark views of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm reaching into the Challenger's payload bay to lift the payload flight test article (PFTA) for dyna... more

S07-18-768 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-768 - 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

S08-37-1923 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1923 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the payload flight test article (PFTA) being replaced in the Challenger's payload bay. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS, REMOTE MANIPULAT... more

S07-18-766 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-766 - 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

S07-04-161 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-161 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S07-18-770 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-770 - 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

S07-18-764 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-764 - 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 openin... more

S08-37-1914 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1914 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark view of unidentified crewmember working the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) controls, with a portion of the RMS arm in the overhead window. Subjec... more

S08-37-1895 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1895 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark, close-up view of the payload flight test article (PFTA) on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOAD... more

S32-513-004 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-004 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S07-04-154 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-154 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S32-522-004 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-004 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-37-1911 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1911 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm reaching into the Challenger's payload bay to lift the payload flight test article (PFTA) for dynamic i... more

S08-35-1285 - STS-008 - Close-up view of PFTA being lifted out of the payload bay

S08-35-1285 - 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

S07-04-159 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-159 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S32-513-007 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-007 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S32-522-011 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-011 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S07-04-175 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

S07-04-175 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The end effector of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) appears to be reaching for the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying m... more

S07-04-173 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

S07-04-173 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The end effector of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) appears to be reaching for the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying m... more

S07-04-164 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-164 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S32-513-009 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-009 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-37-1896 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1896 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark, close-up view of the payload flight test article (PFTA) on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOAD... more

S07-18-773 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-773 - 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

S08-37-1915 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1915 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm reaching into the Challenger's payload bay to lift the payload flight test article (PFTA) for dynamic i... more

S32-522-009 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-009 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-37-1893 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1893 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark views of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm reaching into the Challenger's payload bay to lift the payload flight test article (PFTA) for dyna... more

S32-513-011 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-011 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S07-04-178 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

S07-04-178 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The end effector of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) appears to be reaching for the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying m... more

S32-522-006 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-006 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S07-04-155 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-155 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S07-18-763 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-763 - 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 openin... more

S32-522-003 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-003 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S32-522-002 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-002 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S32-535-003 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-535-003 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S32-522-001 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-001 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S07-04-156 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-156 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S32-513-001 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-001 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-35-1287 - STS-008 - Close-up view of PFTA being lifted out of the payload bay

S08-35-1287 - 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

S07-04-176 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

S07-04-176 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The end effector of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) appears to be reaching for the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying m... more

S07-04-180 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

S07-04-180 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The end effector of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) appears to be reaching for the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying m... more

S07-04-162 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-162 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S07-18-762 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-762 - 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 openin... more

S07-04-179 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

S07-04-179 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The end effector of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) appears to be reaching for the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying m... more

S07-18-760 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-760 - 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 openin... more

S32-513-010 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-010 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S32-522-007 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-007 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-37-1919 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1919 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the payload flight test article (PFTA) on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector against a black sky. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE ... more

S32-513-012 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-012 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-35-1238 - STS-008 - Close-up view of PFTA being lifted out of the payload bay

S08-35-1238 - 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

S32-513-003 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-003 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S07-04-174 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

S07-04-174 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The end effector of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) appears to be reaching for the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying m... more

S07-18-771 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-771 - 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

S08-37-1916 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1916 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the payload flight test article (PFTA) on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector against a black sky. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE ... more

S07-04-157 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-157 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S32-522-005 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-005 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-37-1920 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1920 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the payload flight test article (PFTA) on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector against a black sky. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE ... more

S32-513-006 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-006 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-37-1913 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1913 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark view of unidentified crewmember working the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) controls, with a portion of the RMS arm in the overhead window. Subjec... more

S08-37-1912 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1912 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm reaching into the Challenger's payload bay to lift the payload flight test article (PFTA) for dynamic i... more

S32-535-001 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-535-001 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S07-18-769 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-769 - 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

S32-522-008 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-008 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S08-37-1922 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1922 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the payload flight test article (PFTA) on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector against a black sky. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE ... more

S08-35-1288 - STS-008 - Close-up view of PFTA being lifted out of the payload bay

S08-35-1288 - 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

S32-535-002 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-535-002 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S07-18-767 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-767 - 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

S08-37-1921 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1921 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the payload flight test article (PFTA) on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector against a black sky. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE ... more

S08-37-1917 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's payload bay

S08-37-1917 - STS-008 - View of PFTA being lifted from Challenger's pa...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the payload flight test article (PFTA) on the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector against a black sky. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE ... more

S32-522-012 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-522-012 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S32-513-008 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-008 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S07-18-765 - STS-007 - View of the launch of the Telesat-F satellite from payload bay

S07-18-765 - 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

S08-35-1286 - STS-008 - Close-up view of PFTA being lifted out of the payload bay

S08-35-1286 - 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

S07-04-160 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

S07-04-160 - STS-007 - SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying mode nearby. Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER), SYSTEM, STS-7, ONBOARD AC... more

S07-04-177 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

S07-04-177 - STS-007 - RMS end effector reaches for SPAS-01

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The end effector of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) appears to be reaching for the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01), which is in its free flying m... more

S32-513-002 - STS-032 - LDEF

S32-513-002 - STS-032 - LDEF

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing close-ups of portions of the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF). Subject Terms: LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY ... more

S03-24-206 - STS-003 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

S03-24-206 - STS-003 - 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 documented from the aft flight deck viewing windows (looking aft). In the foreground is the Offic... more

S05-01-012 - STS-005 - MS Allen operates controls on aft flight deck during satellite deployment

S05-01-012 - STS-005 - MS Allen operates controls on aft flight deck d...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Mission Specialist (MS) Allen operates controls and camera on aft flight deck Onorbit Station during Satellite Business Systems (SBS) C pre-deployment o... more

S03-21-109 - STS-003 - PDP grappled by RMS is maneuvered above payload bay then restowed on pallet

S03-21-109 - STS-003 - PDP grappled by RMS is maneuvered above payload...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Plasma Diagnostics Package (PDP) grappled by remote manipulator system (RMS) end effector is maneuvered above payload bay (PLB) and returned to its stow... more

S03-24-202 - STS-003 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

S03-24-202 - STS-003 - 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 documented from the aft flight deck viewing windows (looking aft). In the foreground is the Offic... more

S03-25-250 - STS-003 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

S03-25-250 - STS-003 - 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 documented from the aft flight deck viewing windows (looking aft). In the foreground is the Offic... more

S03-23-184 - STS-003 - PDP on OSS-1 pallet is grappled by RMS end effector

S03-23-184 - STS-003 - PDP on OSS-1 pallet is grappled by RMS end effe...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Plasma Diagnostics Package (PDP) stowed on Office of Space Science (OSS) 1 unpressurized u-shaped Spacelab (SL) pallet is grappled by remote manipulator... more

S03-22-132 - STS-003 - Overall views of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

S03-22-132 - STS-003 - 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 (fixed radiator panels visible) documented from the aft flight deck viewing windows (looking aft)... more

S03-19-024 - STS-003 - Deployed RMS showing operational elbow and wrist joints

S03-19-024 - STS-003 - Deployed RMS showing operational elbow and wris...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Remote manipulator system (RMS) elbow and wrist joints operated above payload bay (PLB) in blackness of space. View shows RMS upper section from the elb... more

S04-23-120 - STS-004 - Closeups of IECM grappled by RMS and positioned above payload bay

S04-23-120 - STS-004 - Closeups of IECM grappled by RMS and positioned...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Induced Environment Contamination Monitor (IECM) is grappled by remote manipulator system (RMS) and positioned above payload bay. Closeups show camera p... more

S03-19-012 - STS-003 - Overall view of payload bay taken from the aft flight deck viewing windows

S03-19-012 - STS-003 - Overall view of payload bay taken from the aft ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Overall view of payload bay (PLB) with PLB doors open documented from the aft flight deck viewing windows (looking aft). In the foreground is the Office... more

S03-21-108 - STS-003 - PDP grappled by RMS is maneuvered above payload bay then restowed on pallet

S03-21-108 - STS-003 - PDP grappled by RMS is maneuvered above payload...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Plasma Diagnostics Package (PDP) grappled by remote manipulator system (RMS) end effector is maneuvered above payload bay (PLB). Other OSS-1 pallet expe... more

S03-23-152 - STS-003 - RMS arm deployed above PLB with orbiter tail, Earth's surface in background

S03-23-152 - STS-003 - RMS arm deployed above PLB with orbiter tail, E...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm is deployed above payload bay (PLB) doors fixed radiator panels and Office of Space Science (OSS) 1 unpressurized u-... more

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