NASA Photo ID: STS031-10-023       File Name: 10063586.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 04/29/90
  Title: Hubble Space Telescope (HST) solar array (SA) panel deployment during STS-31
  Description:
  During STS-31 pre-deployment procedures the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is 
  held by the remote manipulator system (RMS) in appendage deploy position 
  above Discovery's, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103's, payload bay (PLB). HST solar 
  array (SA) bistem cassette has been released from its stowed position along 
  side the Support System Module (SSM) forward shell. The secondary
  deployment  mechanism (SDM) handle is visible just above the SSM equipment
  section (on a  diagonal line from the RMS grapple position).  The high gain
  antennae (HGA)  remain stowed along side the SSM forward shell.  The
  Earth's limb creates the  backdrop for the scene.             
  
  Subject terms:
  ANTENNAS                                
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  EARTH LIMB                              
  EARTH SURFACE                           
  HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE                  
  PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM   
  REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM               
  SOLAR ARRAYS                            
  STS-31                                  
  

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