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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of STS-62 Mission Specialists Pierre Thuot and Marsha Ivins working at Dexterous End Effector (DEE) controls on the Space Shuttle Columbia's aft flight deck. The DEE is a device on the business end of the Remote Manipulator System's (RMS's) robotic arm, which enables the RMS to grapple and secure objects. The purpose of the experiment conducted on STS-62 was to... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation of STS-62 Mission Specialists Pierre Thuot and Marsha Ivins working at Dexterous End Effector (DEE) controls on the Space Shuttle Columbia's aft flight deck. The DEE is a device on the business end of the Remote Manipulator System's (RMS's) robotic arm, which enables the RMS to grapple and secure objects. The purpose of the experiment conducted on STS-62 was to improve the dexterity and alignment accuracy of the shuttle's RMS by adding an improved end effector and grapple fixture to the robotic arm. Subject Terms: SPACE SHUTTLES, COLUMBIA (ORBITER), STS-62, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS, FLIGHT DECK, ASTRONAUTS, CONTROL EQUIPMENT, END EFFECTORS Date Taken: 6/2/1997 Categories: Onboard Operations Interior_Exterior: Interior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 35MM CN Preservation File Format: TIFF. less
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