• Description
  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-46 European Retrievable Carrier 1L (EURECA-1L) satellite with solar arrays extended, is grappled by the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector and is positioned above the payload bay (PLB) of Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104 during pre-deployment activities. In the foreground, the IMAX Cargo Bay Camera (ICBC) mounted on the Small Payloads Accommodations (SPA) getaway special ... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-46 European Retrievable Carrier 1L (EURECA-1L) satellite with solar arrays extended, is grappled by the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector and is positioned above the payload bay (PLB) of Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104 during pre-deployment activities. In the foreground, the IMAX Cargo Bay Camera (ICBC) mounted on the Small Payloads Accommodations (SPA) getaway special (GAS) beam interface appears on the starboard wall and the stowed Tethered Satellite System 1 (TSS-1) satellite mounted in the satellite support assembly (SSA) on the unpressurized spacelab (SL) pallet (center). The scene is backdropped by the Earth's limb. Subject Terms: EURECA (ESA), PAYLOAD BAY, EARTH LIMB, CAMERAS, PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, SOLAR ARRAYS, TETHERED SATELLITES, ATLANTIS (ORBITER), STS-46, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION Date Taken: 4/1/1999 Categories: Payload Bay Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 35MM CN Preservation File Format: TIFF. less
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