• Creator
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. 2/17/1973-
  • Created Date
  • 1981-04-12/2011-07-21
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: A view of the Tethered Satellite System 1 (TSS-1) in the payload bay of the shuttle orbiter Atlantis during the STS-46 mission. Visible are the Research on Orbital Plasma Electrodynamics, the Dipole-Field Antenna, the Langmuir Probe, the SSA 454 Ring, Satellite Deployment Boom and the top half of the satellite itself. Also visible are the Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) pods, the vertic... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: A view of the Tethered Satellite System 1 (TSS-1) in the payload bay of the shuttle orbiter Atlantis during the STS-46 mission. Visible are the Research on Orbital Plasma Electrodynamics, the Dipole-Field Antenna, the Langmuir Probe, the SSA 454 Ring, Satellite Deployment Boom and the top half of the satellite itself. Also visible are the Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) pods, the vertical tail, the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) and an earth limb. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, STS-46, ATLANTIS (ORBITER), ORBIT MANEUVERING ENGINE (SPACE SHUTTLE), TETHERED SATELLITES, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, EARTH LIMB, ITALIAN SPACE PROGRAM Date Taken: 3/31/1999 Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Interior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 35MM CN Preservation File Format: TIFF. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Photographic Print
    Magnetic Media
    Photographic Materials
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted