• 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: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper of STS-62 testing the portable in-flight landing operations trainer (PILOT) onboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. PILOT was tested to verify that the simulator will help the shuttle commander and pilot maintain the highest possible level of proficiency for the end-of-mission approach and landing task on extended duration orbiter (EDO) fli... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of Commander John Casper of STS-62 testing the portable in-flight landing operations trainer (PILOT) onboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. PILOT was tested to verify that the simulator will help the shuttle commander and pilot maintain the highest possible level of proficiency for the end-of-mission approach and landing task on extended duration orbiter (EDO) flights by strongly reinforcing visual cues over the temporal, proprioceptive, and otolithic cues. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLES, COLUMBIA (ORBITER), STS-62, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, ASTRONAUTS, EXPERIMENTATION, TESTING, LANDING, SIMULATORS, COMPUTERS, COMPUTER SYSTEMS SIMULATION, COMPUTER GRAPHICS Date Taken: 5/28/1997 Categories: Onboard Operations 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