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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: A fixed camera on Astronaut Bruce McCandless's helmet recorded these scenes of the shuttle Challenger as he drew back from the payload bay. A greater portion of the shuttls is visible showing the sunshields for the Palapa B2 and Westar VI satellites, support stations for the two Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU) back-packs, getaway special (GAS) canisters and Astronaut Robert L. Stewart at m... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: A fixed camera on Astronaut Bruce McCandless's helmet recorded these scenes of the shuttle Challenger as he drew back from the payload bay. A greater portion of the shuttls is visible showing the sunshields for the Palapa B2 and Westar VI satellites, support stations for the two Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU) back-packs, getaway special (GAS) canisters and Astronaut Robert L. Stewart at manipulator foot restraint station between SPAS and Westar VI sunshield. Alternate numbering (order negatives by S-number): S84-28541 (41B-20-758). Subject Terms: STS-41B, CHALLENGER (ORBITER), ASTRONAUTS, PAYLOAD BAY, EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), EARTH LIMB, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY Date Taken: 2/7/1984 Categories: Shuttle Configuration Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Element: Shuttle Payload Bay Original: Film - 35MM CN Preservation File Format: TIFF. less
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