NASA Photo ID: STS039-19-015       File Name: 10064163.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 05/06/91
  Title: STS-39 SPAS-II IBSS is grappled by remote manipulator system (RMS)
  Description:
  STS-39 Shuttle Pallet Satellite II (SPAS-II) / Infrared Background
  Signature  Survey (IBSS) spacecraft is grappled by remote manipulator
  system (RMS) end  effector.  Backdropped against the cloud-covered surface
  of the Earth,  SPAS-II/IBSS spacecraft is extended outside Discovery's,
  Orbiter Vehicle (OV)  103's, payload bay (PLB). Components visible on the
  SPAS-II/IBSS spacecraft  include the Cryostat, antennas, NFOV TV camera,
  WFOV TV camera, Arizona  Imager/Spectrograph (AIS), and the handling
  trunnions.  SPAS-II is a  Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO)
  payload.              
  Subject terms:
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  EARTH SURFACE                           
  END EFFECTORS                           
  PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT & RETRIEVAL SYSTEM   
  REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM               
  SHUTTLE PALLET SATELLITES               
  SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS                  
  STS-39                                  
  

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