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STS061-77-104 - STS-061 - Astronauts Hoffman and Musgrave install the Magnetic Sensing System on HST

STS061-77-104 - STS-061 - Astronauts Hoffman and Musgrave install the Magnetic Sensing System on HST

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The original finding aid described this as:

Description: Astronauts Jeffrey A. Hoffman (left) and F. Story Musgrave are partially silhouetted against the Indian Ocean as they work to install the Magnetic Sensing System (MSS) on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). Musgrave is anchored to the end of the Endeavour's Remote Manipulator System (RMS) arm The HST is positioned along the southern end of Madagascar, 325 nautical miles away. Visible on the western coast are the sediment laden Onilahy and Fiherenana Rivers which empty into Saint Augustin Bay. North of Fiherenana River is the Mangoky River. The circular feature on the southern end of Madagascar and to the right of HST is the L'ivakoany Mountains. The eastern coast is relatively straight compared to the western coast. View 102 was selected by PAO for release to the public.

Subject Terms: ASTRONAUTS, EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY, HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE, REPAIRING, REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM, STS-61, ENDEAVOUR (ORBITER)

Date Taken: 12/7/1993

Categories: EVA

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Preservation File Format: TIFF

geon: MADAGASCAR

feat: S END, RIVERS,MTS., CL.

lat: -23

lon: 48

tilt: 22

cldp: 25

nlat: -21.2

nlon: 49.2

dir: SW

azi: 159

alt: 320

elev: 88
STS-61

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Date

1993
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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