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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the length of the STS-109 orbiter Columbia's payload bay with the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) in the aft end of the bay. This view was taken after the crew had performed five Extravehicular Activities (EVAs) to make repairs to the HST. Visible in the foreground is the Rigid Array Carrier (RAC) with the Second Axial Carrier (SAC) behind it. The HST's +V3 plane is facing the camer... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: View of the length of the STS-109 orbiter Columbia's payload bay with the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) in the aft end of the bay. This view was taken after the crew had performed five Extravehicular Activities (EVAs) to make repairs to the HST. Visible in the foreground is the Rigid Array Carrier (RAC) with the Second Axial Carrier (SAC) behind it. The HST's +V3 plane is facing the camera and its new solar arrays are deployed. Subject Terms: Columbia (Orbiter), Hubble Space Telescope, Payload Bay, STS-109 Date Taken: 3/9/2002 Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 35MM CN Preservation File Format: TIFF. less
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