• 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: STS-35 Payload Specialist Ronald A. Parise enters data into the payload and general support computer (PGSC) in preparation for Earth communication via the Shuttle Amateur Radio Experiment (SAREX) aboard Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102. The SAREX equipment is secured to the middeck starboard sleep station. SAREX provided radio transmissions between ground based amateur radio operators ... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-35 Payload Specialist Ronald A. Parise enters data into the payload and general support computer (PGSC) in preparation for Earth communication via the Shuttle Amateur Radio Experiment (SAREX) aboard Columbia, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 102. The SAREX equipment is secured to the middeck starboard sleep station. SAREX provided radio transmissions between ground based amateur radio operators around the world and Parise, a licensed amateur radio operator. The experiment enabled students to communicate with an astronaut in space, as Parise (call-sign WA4SIR) devoted some of his off-duty time to that purpose. Displayed on the forward lockers beside Parise is a AMSAT (Amateur Radio Satellite Corporation) / ARRL (American Radio Relay League) banner. Food items and checklists are attached to the lockers. In locker position MF43G, the Development Test Objective (DTO) Trash Compaction and Retention System Demonstration extended duration orbiter (EDO) compactor is visible. This image was selected by the Public Affairs Office (PAO) for public release. Subject Terms: STS-35, COLUMBIA (ORBITER), ASTRONAUTS, MIDDECK, COMPUTERS, HEADSETS, PORTABLE EQUIPMENT, RADIO COMMUNICATION, RADIO EQUIPMENT, SHORT WAVE RADIO TRANSMISSION Categories: Experiment (Non-medical) Interior_Exterior: Interior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Element: Shuttle Middeck Original: Film - 35MM CN Preservation File Format: TIFF. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Photographic Print
    Magnetic Media
    Photographic Materials
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted