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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: Distant photos depicting the Telstar communications satellite in Earth's orbit after being deployed from the payload bay of the shuttle Discovery by the STS-41D crew. Heavy clouds cover much of the Earth in the background. Subject Terms: COMMUNICATION SATELLITES, DEPLOYMENT, PAYLOAD BAY, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS, SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 41-D, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), EARTH OB... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: Distant photos depicting the Telstar communications satellite in Earth's orbit after being deployed from the payload bay of the shuttle Discovery by the STS-41D crew. Heavy clouds cover much of the Earth in the background. Subject Terms: COMMUNICATION SATELLITES, DEPLOYMENT, PAYLOAD BAY, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS, SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 41-D, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) Categories: Payloads Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 70MM CT Preservation File Format: TIFF feat: TELSTAR 3 DEPLOY nlat: -5.4 nlon: -6.8 azi: 117 alt: 165 elev: 69. less
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