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Topic: payloads

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41D-35-095 - STS-41D - Solar array panels for the OAST-1 payload

41D-35-095 - STS-41D - Solar array panels for the OAST-1 payload

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the gold colored solar array panels for the OAST-1 payload against the blackness of space. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 41-D, DISCOVERY... 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

51F-115-029 - STS-51F - 51F Shuttle Payload

51F-115-029 - STS-51F - 51F Shuttle Payload

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of 51F Shuttle Payload. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 51-F, CHALLENGER (ORBITER), PAYLOADS Categories: Payloads Int... more

S05-41-1312 - STS-005 - Deployment of Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satellite

S05-41-1312 - 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

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

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

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

S07-21-1032 - STS-007 - View of STS-7 Challenger's open payload bay

S07-21-1032 - STS-007 - View of STS-7 Challenger's open payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Dark view of the STS-7 shuttle Challenger's payload bay with the Materials Experiment Assembly (MEA) portion of the Office of Space and Terrestrial Appl... 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

S05-38-911 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-911 - 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

S35-28-023 - STS-035 - STS-35 ASTRO-1 in OV-102's payload bay backdropped against Orion nebula

S35-28-023 - STS-035 - STS-35 ASTRO-1 in OV-102's payload bay backdrop...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-35 Astronomy Laboratory 1 (ASTRO-1) telescopes, in onorbit operating configuration, are documented in the payload bay (PLB) of Columbia, Orbiter Veh... more

S07-23-1225 - STS-007 - Deployement of the PALAPA-B1 satellite

S07-23-1225 - STS-007 - Deployement of the PALAPA-B1 satellite

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the PALAPA-B1 in orbit with a portion of the Earth's limb below it (some views also include portion of the aft flight deck window) Subject Term... more

41D-101-058 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-101-058 - 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

41D-101-050 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-101-050 - 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

41D-102-017 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-102-017 - 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

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

51F-112-019 - STS-51F - 51F Payload Bay

51F-112-019 - STS-51F - 51F Payload Bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of payloads in 51F shuttle payload bay. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 51-F, CHALLENGER (ORBITER), PAYLOAD BAYS Categ... more

S05-38-912 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-912 - 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

STS067-706A-079 - STS-067 - ASTRO-2 payload in cargo bay of STS-67 Endeavour

STS067-706A-079 - STS-067 - ASTRO-2 payload in cargo bay of STS-67 End...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Wide views of ASTRO-2 payload in the cargo bay of STS-67 Endeavour in varying light levels. Subject Terms: STS-67 ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER) PAYLOAD BAY EART... more

S05-40-1160 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-40-1160 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Long-range view of the Satellite Business Systems (SBS-3) satellite in orbit after its deployment from its protective cradle in the space shuttle Columb... more

41D-40-073 - STS-41D - OAST-1 payload in the Discovery's payload bay

41D-40-073 - 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

S05-38-962 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-962 - 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 long-range vi... more

S08-49-1700 - STS-008 - Deployment of INSAT/PAM-D satellite

S08-49-1700 - 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

S05-38-941 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-941 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Subject Terms: COMMUNICATION SATELLITES, PAYLOAD BAY, SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, STS-5, COLUMBIA (ORBITER) Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior:... more

S05-38-942 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-942 - 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

STS068-60-002 - STS-068 - Endeavour's payload bay overlooking the Earth limb during STS-68

STS068-60-002 - 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

S05-38-952 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-952 - 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

41D-32-016 - STS-41D - Syncom IV-1 satellite in orbit over the Earth

41D-32-016 - STS-41D - Syncom IV-1 satellite in orbit over the Earth

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Distant views of the Syncom IV-1 satellite in orbit over the Earth after being launched from the Discovery's payload bay. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE ... more

51F-12-009 - STS-51F - Payload bay

51F-12-009 - STS-51F - Payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing the Instrument Positioning System (IPS) in the payload bay. Subject Terms: SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS, HARDWARE, REMOTE ... more

STS068-72-028 - STS-068 - Endeavour's payload bay overlooking the Earth limb during STS-68

STS068-72-028 - STS-068 - Endeavour's payload bay overlooking the Eart...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The payload bay of the Orbiter Endeavour overlooking the Earth limb during STS-68. Subject Terms: STS-68, ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER), EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM... more

STS067-706A-076 - STS-067 - ASTRO-2 payload in cargo bay of STS-67 Endeavour

STS067-706A-076 - STS-067 - ASTRO-2 payload in cargo bay of STS-67 End...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Wide views of ASTRO-2 payload in the cargo bay of STS-67 Endeavour in varying light levels. Subject Terms: STS-67 ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER) PAYLOAD BAY EART... more

41D-37-055 - STS-41D - Telstar communications satellite in orbit after deployment

41D-37-055 - STS-41D - Telstar communications satellite in orbit after...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Distant photos depicting the Telstar communications satellite in Earth's orbit after being deployed from the payload bay of the shuttle Discovery by the... more

STS069-703-000G - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 207

STS069-703-000G - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 207

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the deployment of the Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy (SPARTAN) 201 includes Close-up views of the SPARTAN 201 free flyin... more

41D-37-083 - STS-41D - OAST-1 payload in the Discovery's payload bay

41D-37-083 - 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

STS069-703-000C - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 203

STS069-703-000C - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 203

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the deployment of the Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy (SPARTAN) 201 includes the SPARTAN floating away from the remote ma... more

STS068-82-030 - STS-068 - Getaway Special Canisters (GAS cans) onboard Endeavour's payload bay

STS068-82-030 - STS-068 - Getaway Special Canisters (GAS cans) onboard...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Getaway Special Canisters (GAS cans) and payloads onboard the payload bay of the Orbiter Endeavour during STS-68. Subject Terms: STS-68, ENDEAVOUR (ORB... more

STS069-703-000BJ - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 201

STS069-703-000BJ - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 201

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

S05-37-811 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Earth's orbit

S05-37-811 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Earth's orbit

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Close-up views of the Satellite Business Systems (SBS-3) satellite in Earth's orbit after is is deployed from the space shuttle Columbi's payload bay. ... more

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

S34-71-00G - 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

S06-38-863 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

S06-38-863 - 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

S34-71-0AA - STS-034 - Galileo spacecraft/IUS deployment sequence in the payload bay

S34-71-0AA - 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

S06-38-845 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

S06-38-845 - 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

STS067-706A-065 - STS-067 - ASTRO-2 payload in cargo bay of STS-67 Endeavour

STS067-706A-065 - STS-067 - ASTRO-2 payload in cargo bay of STS-67 End...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Wide views of ASTRO-2 payload in the cargo bay of STS-67 Endeavour in varying light levels. Subject Terms: STS-67 ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER) PAYLOAD BAY EART... more

STS069-707-010 - STS-069 - View of SPARTAN 201 during STS-69 mission

STS069-707-010 - STS-069 - View of SPARTAN 201 during STS-69 mission

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy (SPARTAN) 201 satellite includes SPARTAN 201 free flying over the Earth's horizon. S... more

STS069-703-000AC - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 227

STS069-703-000AC - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 227

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

S05-38-931 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-931 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Subject Terms: COMMUNICATION SATELLITES, PAYLOAD BAY, SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, STS-5, COLUMBIA (ORBITER) Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior:... more

S06-37-826 - STS-006 - View of the TDRS in the Challenger's payload prior to deployment

S06-37-826 - STS-006 - View of the TDRS in the Challenger's payload pr...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the payload bay of the space shuttle Challenger show the tracking and relay data satellite (TDRS) in its pre-deployment position. Subject Term... more

S05-38-953 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-953 - 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

S07-03-074 - STS-007 - Deployment of the PALAPA-B1 satellite

S07-03-074 - STS-007 - Deployment of the PALAPA-B1 satellite

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the sequence of events leading to the deployment of the Indonesian PALAPA-B1 communication satellite from the payload bay of the space shuttle C... more

41D-35-065 - STS-41D - Solar array panels for the OAST-1 payload

41D-35-065 - STS-41D - Solar array panels for the OAST-1 payload

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the gold colored solar array panels for the OAST-1 payload against the blackness of space. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 41-D, DISCOVERY... more

S07-03-068 - STS-007 - Deployment of the PALAPA-B1 satellite

S07-03-068 - STS-007 - Deployment of the PALAPA-B1 satellite

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the sequence of events leading to the deployment of the Indonesian PALAPA-B1 communication satellite from the payload bay of the space shuttle C... more

S05-38-916 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-916 - 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

S07-03-067 - STS-007 - Deployment of the PALAPA-B1 satellite

S07-03-067 - STS-007 - Deployment of the PALAPA-B1 satellite

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the sequence of events leading to the deployment of the Indonesian PALAPA-B1 communication satellite from the payload bay of the space shuttle C... more

STS068-56-035 - STS-068 - Endeavour's payload bay overlooking the Earth limb during STS-68

STS068-56-035 - STS-068 - Endeavour's payload bay overlooking the Eart...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The payload bay of the Orbiter Endeavour overlooking the Earth limb during sunrise taken by the crew of STS-68. Subject Terms: STS-68, ENDEAVOUR (ORBI... more

S05-38-947 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Columbia's payload bay

S05-38-947 - 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

STS069-703-000X - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 222

STS069-703-000X - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 222

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

S34-71-0AU - STS-034 - Galileo spacecraft/IUS deployment sequence in the payload bay

S34-71-0AU - 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

S06-38-888 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

S06-38-888 - 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-102-037 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-102-037 - 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

S05-37-813 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Earth's orbit

S05-37-813 - STS-005 - SBS-3 satellite in Earth's orbit

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Close-up views of the Satellite Business Systems (SBS-3) satellite in Earth's orbit after is is deployed from the space shuttle Columbi's payload bay. ... more

S05-41-1307 - STS-005 - Deployment of Telesat Canada's ANIK C-3 satellite

S05-41-1307 - 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

S34-71-0AB - STS-034 - Galileo spacecraft/IUS deployment sequence in the payload bay

S34-71-0AB - 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

41D-39-061 - STS-41D - Long range view of SBS-4 satellite in orbit above Earth

41D-39-061 - STS-41D - Long range view of SBS-4 satellite in orbit abo...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Long range views of the Satellite Business System (SBS)-4 satellite in orbit above the Earth after deployment by the crew of the STS-41D mission. Subje... more

S109E5266 - STS-109 - #REF!

S109E5266 - STS-109 - #REF!

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the +V2 plane of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) that is docked in the STS-109 orbiter Columbia's payload bay. Subject Terms: Columbia (Orbite... more

STS069-707-012 - STS-069 - View of SPARTAN 201 during STS-69 mission

STS069-707-012 - STS-069 - View of SPARTAN 201 during STS-69 mission

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy (SPARTAN) 201 satellite includes SPARTAN 201 free flying over the Earth's horizon. S... more

STS069-707-013 - STS-069 - View of SPARTAN 201 during STS-69 mission

STS069-707-013 - STS-069 - View of SPARTAN 201 during STS-69 mission

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy (SPARTAN) 201 satellite includes SPARTAN 201 free flying over the Earth's horizon. S... more

S08-49-1723 - STS-008 - Deployment of INSAT/PAM-D satellite

S08-49-1723 - 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

S06-38-896 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

S06-38-896 - 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-102-041 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-102-041 - 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

S07-21-1050 - STS-007 - View of STS-7 Challenger's open payload bay

S07-21-1050 - STS-007 - View of STS-7 Challenger's open payload bay

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the STS-7 shuttle Challenger's payload bay with the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01) in the foreground, the Materials Experiment Assembly (MEA... more

S09-31-1103 - STS-009 - Spacelab pallet experiments

S09-31-1103 - STS-009 - Spacelab pallet experiments

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the Grille spectrometer and the Space Experiments with Particle Accelerators (SEPAC) on the Spacelab pallet attached to the aft payload bay of t... more

41D-101-047 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-101-047 - 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

S109E5268 - STS-109 - #REF!

S109E5268 - STS-109 - #REF!

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of a Solar Array on the +V2 plane of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) that is docked in the STS-109 orbiter Columbia's payload bay. Subject Terms:... more

S06-38-871 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

S06-38-871 - 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

STS069-703-000AG - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 231

STS069-703-000AG - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 231

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

S34-71-0AE - STS-034 - Galileo spacecraft/IUS deployment sequence in the payload bay

S34-71-0AE - 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

STS091-348-001 - STS-091 - AMS payload visible in Discovery's cargo bay

STS091-348-001 - STS-091 - AMS payload visible in Discovery's cargo ba...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) experiment payload is visible in the aft portion of Discovery's cargo bay. Views were photographed from a Mir Spac... more

S08-49-1692 - STS-008 - Deployment of INSAT/PAM-D satellite

S08-49-1692 - 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

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

41D-101-007 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-101-007 - 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

S06-38-900 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by the STS-6 Challenger

S06-38-900 - 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

S08-49-1719 - STS-008 - Deployment of INSAT/PAM-D satellite

S08-49-1719 - 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

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

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

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

STS069-703-000AN - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 237

STS069-703-000AN - STS-069 - View of the deployment of the SPARTAN 237

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

S37-94-030 - STS-037 - A view of the GRO in the payload bay of OV-104 during the STS-37 mission

S37-94-030 - STS-037 - A view of the GRO in the payload bay of OV-104 ...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: A view of the Gamma-Ray Telescope (GRO) including the Imaging Compton Telescope (COMPTEL) and the Energetic Gamma-Ray Experiment Telescope (EGRET) in th... more

STS068-60-001 - STS-068 - Endeavour's payload bay overlooking the Earth limb during STS-68

STS068-60-001 - 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

S06-40-706 - STS-006 - View of the deployed TDRS from aft cabin window of the STS-6 Challenger

S06-40-706 - STS-006 - View of the deployed TDRS from aft cabin window...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the deployed tracking and data relay satellite (TDRS) and its inertial upper stage (IUS) photographed from the aft flight deck window of the shu... 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

S06-40-694 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by STS-6 Challenger

S06-40-694 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by STS-6 Challenger

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the tilted tracking and data relay satellite (TDRS) and part of its inertial upper stage (IUS) photographed during deployment. View very dark. ... more

STS067-706A-063 - STS-067 - ASTRO-2 payload in cargo bay of STS-67 Endeavour

STS067-706A-063 - STS-067 - ASTRO-2 payload in cargo bay of STS-67 End...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Wide views of ASTRO-2 payload in the cargo bay of STS-67 Endeavour in varying light levels. Subject Terms: STS-67 ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER) PAYLOAD BAY EART... more

S08-49-1731 - STS-008 - Deployment of INSAT/PAM-D satellite

S08-49-1731 - 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

41D-38-002 - STS-41D - Solar arrays for the OAST-1 payload

41D-38-002 - STS-41D - Solar arrays for the OAST-1 payload

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the gold colored solar array experiment (SAE) panels for the OAST-1 payload on the STS-41D mission seen against a cloudy earth background. Sub... more

41D-102-055 - STS-41D - Hardware attached to edge of SAE panel during OAST-1 experiment

41D-102-055 - 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

S35-13-005 - STS-035 - STS-35 ASTRO-1 telescopes documented in OV-102's payload bay (PLB)

S35-13-005 - STS-035 - STS-35 ASTRO-1 telescopes documented in OV-102'...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-35 Astronomy Laboratory 1 (ASTRO-1) telescopes are documented in the payload bay (PLB) of Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, and backdropped agains... more

S06-40-672 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by STS-6 Challenger

S06-40-672 - STS-006 - Deployment of the TDRS by STS-6 Challenger

The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the tilted tracking and data relay satellite (TDRS) and part of its inertial upper stage (IUS) photographed during deployment. View very dark. ... more

41D-39-072 - STS-41D - Long range view of SBS-4 satellite in orbit above Earth

41D-39-072 - STS-41D - Long range view of SBS-4 satellite in orbit abo...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Long range views of the Satellite Business System (SBS)-4 satellite in orbit above the Earth after deployment by the crew of the STS-41D mission. Subje... more

41D-38-067 - STS-41D - Solar arrays for the OAST-1 payload

41D-38-067 - STS-41D - Solar arrays for the OAST-1 payload

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Views of the gold colored solar array experiment (SAE) panels for the OAST-1 payload on the STS-41D mission seen over the Pacific Ocean. Subject Terms:... 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

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