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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Shuttle Plume Impingement Flight Experiment (SPIFEX) equipment as seen through the Space Shuttle Discovery's aft flight deck window during STS-64. The SPIFEX was designed to study the characteristics and behavior of exhaust plumes from Discovery's Reaction Control System (RCS) thrusters. Includes views of the SPIFEX equipment alone (002, 006-013); Mission Sp... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Shuttle Plume Impingement Flight Experiment (SPIFEX) equipment as seen through the Space Shuttle Discovery's aft flight deck window during STS-64. The SPIFEX was designed to study the characteristics and behavior of exhaust plumes from Discovery's Reaction Control System (RCS) thrusters. Includes views of the SPIFEX equipment alone (002, 006-013); Mission Specialist Susan Helms standing by the window (003-004); and an excessively dark view of MS Helms standing by the window (005). Subject Terms: STS-64, SPACE SHUTTLES, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS, REACTION CONTROL SYSTEM, JETS, PLUMES, IMPINGEMENT, FLIGHT DECK, WINDOWS, ASTRONAUTS, ONBOARD EQUIPMENT Categories: Crew Activities Interior_Exterior: Interior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 35MM CN Preservation File Format: TIFF. less
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