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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-49 crewmembers install portable foot restraints (PFRs) onto the starboard longeron and the Multipurpose Experiment Support Structure (MPESS) in preparation for the capture of the International Telecommunications Organization Satellite (INTELSAT) VI F-3 during their third extravehicular activity (EVA) into Endeavour's, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105's, payload bay (PLB). The EVA team consis... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-49 crewmembers install portable foot restraints (PFRs) onto the starboard longeron and the Multipurpose Experiment Support Structure (MPESS) in preparation for the capture of the International Telecommunications Organization Satellite (INTELSAT) VI F-3 during their third extravehicular activity (EVA) into Endeavour's, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105's, payload bay (PLB). The EVA team consists of Mission Specialist (MS) Richard J. Hieb (no stripes), MS Thomas Akers (diagonal stripes) and MS Pierre Thuot (solid stripe). The Earth's surface is visible in the background. Behind the astronauts is the vertical perigee stage which will be attached to the Intelsat VI prior to its release from the PLB. Subject Terms: STS-49, ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER), ELECTRO-OPTICAL PHOTOGRAPHY, INTELSAT SATELLITES, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, ASTRONAUTS, EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY, EXTRAVEHICULAR MOBILITY UNITS, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, PAYLOAD BAY, EARTH SURFACE, PORTABLE FOOT RESTRAINTS Date Taken: 5/13/1992 Categories: EVA Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF feat: NON-EARTHOBS. less
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