NASA Photo ID: STS039-15-017       File Name: 10064161.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 05/06/91
  Title: STS-39 SPAS-II IBSS is grappled by RMS over OV-103's payload bay (PLB)
  Description:
  STS-39 Shuttle Pallet Satellite II (SPAS-II) / Infrared Background
  Signature  Survey (IBSS) spacecraft is grappled by remote manipulator
  system (RMS)  end effector and is positioned over Discovery's, Orbiter
  Vehicle (OV) 103's,  payload bay (PLB).  In the background are the Air
  Force Program 675 (AFP-675)  experiment support system (ESS), the aft PLB
  bulkhead, the vertical tail, and  the orbital maneuvering system (OMS)
  pods.  SPAS-II is a Strategic Defense  Initiative Organization (SDIO)
  payload.               
  Subject terms:
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  PAYLOAD BAY                             
  PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM   
  REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM               
  SHUTTLE PALLET SATELLITES               
  SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS                  
  STS-39                                  
  

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