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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: View (dark) of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory (AXAF) being deployed from the payload bay (PLB) of the Space Shuttle Columbia during the STS-93 mission. In the background, the Earth's day/night terminator line at sunset can be seen. Subject Terms: STS-93 COLUMBIA (ORBITER) EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) EARTH LIMB PAYLOAD BAY DEPLOYMENT X RAY TELESCOPES Date Taken: 7/23/1999 Categories: P... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: View (dark) of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory (AXAF) being deployed from the payload bay (PLB) of the Space Shuttle Columbia during the STS-93 mission. In the background, the Earth's day/night terminator line at sunset can be seen. Subject Terms: STS-93 COLUMBIA (ORBITER) EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) EARTH LIMB PAYLOAD BAY DEPLOYMENT X RAY TELESCOPES Date Taken: 7/23/1999 Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Element: Shuttle Payload Bay Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF geon: ATMOSPHERIC LIMB feat: ATMOSPHERIC LIMB,SHUTTLE tilt: High Oblique nlat: 21.4 nlon: 145.8 dir: W azi: 301 alt: 154 elev: -19. less
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