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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: During STS-46 operations, the Tethered Satellite System 1 (TSS-1) satellite drifts in space on the end of a dielectric Kevlar cord (tether). The Dipole-Field Antenna, the Langmuir Probe, The S-Band Antenna and the Research on Orbital Plasma Electrodynamics are visible. Later the TSS-1 satellite will be reeled back into Atlantis', Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104's, payload bay (PLB). Subject Ter... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: During STS-46 operations, the Tethered Satellite System 1 (TSS-1) satellite drifts in space on the end of a dielectric Kevlar cord (tether). The Dipole-Field Antenna, the Langmuir Probe, The S-Band Antenna and the Research on Orbital Plasma Electrodynamics are visible. Later the TSS-1 satellite will be reeled back into Atlantis', Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104's, payload bay (PLB). Subject Terms: TETHERED SATELLITES, STS-46, ATLANTIS (ORBITER), INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS, ANTENNAS, PROBES Date Taken: 4/15/1999 Categories: Spacecraft Orbital Operations Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 35MM CN Preservation File Format: TIFF. less
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