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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: The Wake Shield Facility 1 (WSF 1) on the end of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm carried by the Orbiter Discovery during STS-60. The WSF is a small free-flying satellite that has been designed to create an ultrapure vacuum in which investigators will attempt to produce innovative crystalline thin-film semiconductors for next-generation electronics as the saucer-shaped free flyer ... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: The Wake Shield Facility 1 (WSF 1) on the end of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm carried by the Orbiter Discovery during STS-60. The WSF is a small free-flying satellite that has been designed to create an ultrapure vacuum in which investigators will attempt to produce innovative crystalline thin-film semiconductors for next-generation electronics as the saucer-shaped free flyer orbits the Earth. Subject Terms: STS-60, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS, SATELLITES, VACUUM, HARDWARE, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM Date Taken: 2/8/1994 Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF feat: NON-EARTHOBS nlat: -37.1 nlon: 36.9 azi: 264 alt: 190 elev: 17. less
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