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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: A closeup of the Astronomy Laboratory 1 (ASTRO-1) payload, in its onorbit operating configuration, documented in the payload bay (PLB) of Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, during the STS-35 mission. ASTRO-1 is composed of: three ultraviolet telescopes mounted and precisely coaligned on a common structure called the cruciform that is attached to the instrument pointing system (IPS); the... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: A closeup of the Astronomy Laboratory 1 (ASTRO-1) payload, in its onorbit operating configuration, documented in the payload bay (PLB) of Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102, during the STS-35 mission. ASTRO-1 is composed of: three ultraviolet telescopes mounted and precisely coaligned on a common structure called the cruciform that is attached to the instrument pointing system (IPS); the star tracker (S TRK); the Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (UIT); and the Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope (HUT). Subject Terms: STS-35, COLUMBIA (ORBITER), ASTRO MISSIONS (STS), INSTRUMENT ORIENTATION, PAYLOAD BAY, POSITIONING, SPACEBORNE ASTRONOMY, ULTRAVIOLET TELESCOPES Date Taken: 12/3/1990 0:00 Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Element: Shuttle Payload Bay Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF feat: MOON-CARGO BAY-DARK nlat: 18.2 nlon: -90.3 azi: 106 alt: 191 elev: -24. less
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