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S03-23-152 - STS-003 - RMS arm deployed above PLB with orbiter tail, Earth's surface in background

S03-23-152 - STS-003 - RMS arm deployed above PLB with orbiter tail, Earth's surface in background

 
 
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Description: Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm is deployed above payload bay (PLB) doors fixed radiator panels and Office of Space Science (OSS) 1 unpressurized u-shaped Spacelab (SL) pallet with Vehicle Charging and Potential (VCAP) Experiment, Induced Atmosphere Experiment, Solar Ultraviolet Spectral Irradiance Monitor (SUSIM) and Solar Flare X-Ray Polarimeter Experiment (on the starboard side); Plasma Diagnostics Package (PDP), PDP antenna, and Contamination Monitor Package (CMP) (on the port side); and Thermal Canister Experiment (TCE) (in the center, above the other experiments) . Tail section, orbital maneuvering system (OMS) pods, and ocean and clouds of Earth's surface appear in the background.

Subject Terms: PAYLOAD BAY, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, ONBOARD ACTIVITIES, SPACECRAFT RADIATORS, CAMERAS CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION, OSS-1 PAYLOAD, PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM

Date Taken: 3/30/1982

Categories: Payload Bay

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit

Original: Film - 35MM CN

Preservation File Format: TIFF
STS-3

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Date

1982
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The U.S. National Archives
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