NASA Photo ID: STS039-11-027       File Name: 10064162.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 05/06/91
  Title: STS-39 Commander Coats on OV-103's flight deck watches SPAS-II/IBSS deploy
  Description:
  STS-39 Commander Michael L. Coats smiles as he watches the Shuttle Pallet 
  Satellite II (SPAS-II) / Infrared Background Signature Survey (IBSS) 
  spacecraft deployment through the aft flight deck windows while aboard 
  Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103.  The SPAS-II/IBSS spacecraft is
  visible  through the overhead window W7 after its release from the remote
  manipulator  system (RMS) end effector.  The crewman optical alignment
  sight (COAS) is  fastened to the sill of window W7.  SPAS-II is a Strategic
  Defense Initiative  Organization (SDIO).              
  
  Subject terms:
  ASTRONAUTS                              
  CREW OBSERVATION STATIONS               
  CREW WORKSTATIONS                       
  CREWS                                   
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  FLIGHT DECK                             
  ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
  PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM   
  SHUTTLE PALLET SATELLITES               
  STS-39                                  
  WINDOWS                                 
  

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