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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-49 crewmembers complete a successful capture of the International Telecommunications Organization Satellite (INTELSAT) VI F-3 during their third extravehicular activity (EVA) into Endeavour's, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105's, payload bay (PLB). Left to right, Mission Specialist (MS) Richard J. Hieb, MS Thomas Akers and MS Pierre Thuot, positioned on the remote manipulator system (RMS) arm... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-49 crewmembers complete a successful capture of the International Telecommunications Organization Satellite (INTELSAT) VI F-3 during their third extravehicular activity (EVA) into Endeavour's, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 105's, payload bay (PLB). Left to right, Mission Specialist (MS) Richard J. Hieb, MS Thomas Akers and MS Pierre Thuot, positioned on the remote manipulator system (RMS) arm, have handholds on the satellite and prepare to attach the capture bar (tethered to Hieb). The Earth's surface is in the background. Behind the astronauts is the vertical perigee stage which will be attached to the Intelsat VI prior to its release from the PLB. Subject Terms: STS-49, ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER), ELECTRO-OPTICAL PHOTOGRAPHY, INTELSAT SATELLITES, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, ASTRONAUTS, EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY, EXTRAVEHICULAR MOBILITY UNITS, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, PAYLOAD BAY, EARTH SURFACE Date Taken: 5/13/1992 Categories: EVA Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF feat: NON-EARTHOBS. less
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