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  • 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 deployment. The TDRS begins to tilt upward during its deployment, while attached to the IUS. The crescent-shaped object beneath the TDRS/IUS tandem is the airborne support equipment (ASE). Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER) INERTIAL UPPER S... more
    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 deployment. The TDRS begins to tilt upward during its deployment, while attached to the IUS. The crescent-shaped object beneath the TDRS/IUS tandem is the airborne support equipment (ASE). Subject Terms: CHALLENGER (ORBITER) INERTIAL UPPER STAGE ONBOARD ACTIVITIES PAYLOAD BAY PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM STS-6 TDR SATELLITES Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF feat: TDRS/IUS DEPLOY. less
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