NASA Photo ID: STS031-10-017       File Name: 10063583.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 04/29/90
  Title: STS-31 pre-deployment checkout of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) on OV-103
  Description:
  The Hubble Space Telescope (HST), grappled by Discovery's, Orbiter Vehicle 
  (OV) 103's, remote manipulator system (RMS), is oriented in a 90 degree
  pitch  position during STS-31 pre-deployment checkout procedures.  The
  solar array  (SA) panel (center) and high gain antennae (HGA) (on either
  side) are stowed  along the Support System Module (SSM) forward shell prior
  to deployment.  The  sun highlights HST against the blackness of space.                
  
  Subject terms:
  ANTENNAS                                
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE                  
  PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM   
  REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM               
  SOLAR ARRAYS                            
  STS-31                                  
  

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