NASA Photo ID: STS039-85-073       File Name: 10064159.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 05/06/91
  Title: STS-39 AFP-675 CIRRIS-1A in OV-103's payload bay (PLB)
  STS-39's Air Force Program 675 (AFP-675) Uniformly Redundant Array (URA)
  and  Cryogenic Infrared Radiance Instrumentation for Shuttle 1A (CIRRIS-1A) 
  mounted on the experiment support system (ESS) pallet are documented in 
  Discovery's, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103's, payload bay (PLB).  Part of the
  ESS  pallet power distribution system thermal covering is visible at the
  bottom of  the frame.  AFP-675 is a Department of Defense (DOD)-sponsored
  collection  of experiments whose objective is to gather data on the Earth's
  atmosphere  (aurora, Earth limb, and airglow), celestial objects, and the
  environment in  and around the PLB.  In the background are the aft PLB
  bulkhead, the vertical  tail, and the orbital maneuvering system (OMS)
  Subject terms:
  CRYOGENIC EQUIPMENT                     
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  INFRARED ASTRONOMY                      
  INFRARED INSTRUMENTS                    
  PAYLOAD BAY                             

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