• Description
  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-44 Defense Support Program (DSP) / Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) spacecraft rests on the Airborne Support Equipment (ASE) aft frame tilt actuator (AFTA) table in the payload bay (PLB) of Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104. DSP components include Infrared (IR) sensor (top), Advance RADEC I (ARI), SHF Antenna, EHF Antenna, Link 2 High-Gain Antenna, and star sensor. The Earth's limb and th... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: STS-44 Defense Support Program (DSP) / Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) spacecraft rests on the Airborne Support Equipment (ASE) aft frame tilt actuator (AFTA) table in the payload bay (PLB) of Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104. DSP components include Infrared (IR) sensor (top), Advance RADEC I (ARI), SHF Antenna, EHF Antenna, Link 2 High-Gain Antenna, and star sensor. The Earth's limb and the blackness of space create the backdrop for this scene. Subject Terms: STS-44, ATLANTIS (ORBITER), PAYLOAD BAY, SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS, SPACELAB PAYLOADS, ANTIMISSILE DEFENSE, ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES, DEFENSE PROGRAM, INERTIAL UPPER STAGE, EARTH LIMB Date Taken: 11/25/1991 Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Element: Shuttle Payload Bay Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF feat: SHUTTLE CARGO BAY nlat: 8.6 nlon: 141.3 azi: 221 alt: 195 elev: 51. less
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