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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the Shuttle Plume Impingement Flight Experiment (SPIFEX) hardware stretched out over the Space Shuttle Discovery's payload bay during STS-64. The SPIFEX was designed to study the characteristics and behavior of exhaust plumes from Discovery's Reaction Control System (RCS) thrusters. Subject Terms: STS-64, SPACE SHUTTLES, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), SPACEBORNE EXPER... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of the Shuttle Plume Impingement Flight Experiment (SPIFEX) hardware stretched out over the Space Shuttle Discovery's payload bay during STS-64. The SPIFEX was designed to study the characteristics and behavior of exhaust plumes from Discovery's Reaction Control System (RCS) thrusters. Subject Terms: STS-64, SPACE SHUTTLES, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS, HARDWARE, PLUMES, IMPINGEMENT, JETS Date Taken: 9/11/1994 0:00 Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF geon: ATLANTIC OCEAN feat: PAN-CLOUDS,PARTIAL FRAME tilt: High Oblique cldp: 40 nlat: 30.5 nlon: -42.1 azi: 263 alt: 141 elev: 21. less
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