- National Archives at College Park - Still Pictures
The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-78 external tank documented after separation. The now empty fuel tank falls away from the shuttle orbiter to eventually burn up in Earth's atmosphere. The external tank passes over water (001-27) and then Morocco, Algeria (028-38). Subject Terms: STS-78, COLUMBIA (ORBITER), EXTERNAL TANKS, FUEL TANKS Date Taken: 7/9/1996 Original: Film Preservation File Format: TIFF.