• Creator
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. 2/17/1973-
  • Created Date
  • 1981-04-12/2011-07-21
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: During STS-39 mission operations, the Shuttle Pallet Satellite II (SPAS-II) / Infrared Background Signature Survey (IBSS) spacecraft is released by the Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, remote manipulator system (RMS) end effector. SPAS-II/IBSS drifts away from the end effector over the cloud-covered surface of the Earth. Components visible on the spacecraft include the grapple fixtur... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: During STS-39 mission operations, the Shuttle Pallet Satellite II (SPAS-II) / Infrared Background Signature Survey (IBSS) spacecraft is released by the Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103, remote manipulator system (RMS) end effector. SPAS-II/IBSS drifts away from the end effector over the cloud-covered surface of the Earth. Components visible on the spacecraft include the grapple fixture, the longeron trunnion, scuff plate, cryostat, and Arizona Imager/Spectrograph (AIS) (in shadows). SPAS-II is a Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) payload. Subject Terms: PAYLOADS, SHUTTLE PALLET SATELLITES, PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, STS-39, DISCOVERY (ORBITER) Date Taken: 5/1/1991 0:00 Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 35MM CN Preservation File Format: TIFF. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Photographic Print
    Magnetic Media
    Photographic Materials
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted