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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: The European Retrievable Carrier 1L (EURECA-1L) spacecraft, with solar array panels extended, drifts above the Earth after deployment from the payload bay of Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, during STS-46. EURECA's onboard propulsion unit will boost it to an operational altitude of 270 nautical miles. View is over Earth limb. Subject Terms: STS-46, ATLANTIS (ORBITER), EARTH SURFACE, E... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: The European Retrievable Carrier 1L (EURECA-1L) spacecraft, with solar array panels extended, drifts above the Earth after deployment from the payload bay of Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104, during STS-46. EURECA's onboard propulsion unit will boost it to an operational altitude of 270 nautical miles. View is over Earth limb. Subject Terms: STS-46, ATLANTIS (ORBITER), EARTH SURFACE, EURECA (ESA), SOLAR ARRAYS, EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), PAYLOAD BAY Date Taken: 8/2/1992 Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF geon: JORDAN feat: CARGO BAY,PAN-SINAI PEN. lat: 32 lon: 35.5 tilt: High Oblique cldp: 5 nlat: 28.5 nlon: 44.6 dir: W azi: 85 alt: 233 elev: 30. less
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