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  • The original finding aid described this as: Description: A view of the Tethered Satellite System 1 (TSS-1) in the payload bay of the shuttle orbiter Atlantis during the STS-46 mission. Visible are the Research on Orbital Plasma Electrodynamics, the Dipole-Field Antenna, the Langmuir Probe, the SSA 454 Ring, Satellite Deployment Boom and the top half of the satellite itself. Also visible are the Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) pods, the vertic... more
    The original finding aid described this as: Description: A view of the Tethered Satellite System 1 (TSS-1) in the payload bay of the shuttle orbiter Atlantis during the STS-46 mission. Visible are the Research on Orbital Plasma Electrodynamics, the Dipole-Field Antenna, the Langmuir Probe, the SSA 454 Ring, Satellite Deployment Boom and the top half of the satellite itself. Also visible are the Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) pods, the vertical tail and the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) with the Earth's surface in the background. Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, STS-46, ATLANTIS (ORBITER), ORBIT MANEUVERING ENGINE (SPACE SHUTTLE), TETHERED SATELLITES, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), ITALIAN SPACE PROGRAM Date Taken: 3/29/1999 Categories: Payload Bay Interior_Exterior: Exterior Ground_Orbit: On-orbit Original: Film - 35MM CN Preservation File Format: TIFF. less
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