NASA Photo ID: STS031-04-027       File Name: 10063580.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 04/29/90
  Title: Hubble Space Telescope (HST) above OV-103's PLB during STS-31 deployment
  Description:
  The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is raised above the payload bay (PLB) in
  low  hover position during STS-31 checkout and pre-deployment procedures
  aboard  Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103.  Stowed along the HST Support
  System  Module (SSM) are the high gain antenna (HGA) (center) and the two
  solar  arrays (one either side).  In the background are the orbital
  maneuvering  system (OMS) pods and the Earth's surface.                
  
  Subject terms:
  ANTENNAS                                
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  EARTH LIMB                              
  HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE                  
  PAYLOAD BAY                             
  PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM   
  SOLAR ARRAYS                            
  STS-31                                  
  

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