• Description
  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the LIDAR-In-Space Technology Experiment (LITE) hardware on the Space Shuttle Discovery's payload bay during STS-64. The LITE was designed to demonstrate and test the first Light Intensification, Detection, and Ranging (LIDAR) instrument designed for use in space by assessing the hardware design and obtaining scientific data on atmospheric parameters. Subjec... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the LIDAR-In-Space Technology Experiment (LITE) hardware on the Space Shuttle Discovery's payload bay during STS-64. The LITE was designed to demonstrate and test the first Light Intensification, Detection, and Ranging (LIDAR) instrument designed for use in space by assessing the hardware design and obtaining scientific data on atmospheric parameters. Subject Terms: STS-64, SPACE SHUTTLES, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), PAYLOAD BAY, SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS, PAYLOADS, INSTRUMENTS, LIGHT (VISIBLE RADIATION), LASERS, OPTICAL RADAR Date Taken: 9/11/1994 0:00 Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF feat: NON-EARTHOBS nlat: 56.3 nlon: -56.1 azi: 303 alt: 140 elev: -15. less
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