NASA Photo ID: STS039-27-016       File Name: 10064166.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 05/06/91
  Title: STS-39 OV-103 reaction control system (RCS) jets fire during onorbit maneuver
  Description:
  During STS-39 rendezvous maneuvers, two of Discovery's, Orbiter Vehicle
  (OV)  103's, right reaction control system (RCS) jets fire (one up and one
  to the  right). The RCS jet firings create a glow around OV-103's orbital
  maneuvering  system (OMS) pods and vertical tail against the blackness of
  space.  Some  reflection from the crew compartment windows is visible.  In
  the foreground  are the Space Test Payload 1 (STP-1) multipurpose
  experiment support  structure (MPESS) (front) and the Air Force Program 675
  (AFP-675) experiment  support system (ESS) (back).  The remote manipulator
  system (RMS) arm is  stowed along the port side sill longeron.             
  
  Subject terms:
  DISCOVERY (ORBITER)                     
  ORBITAL MANEUVERS                       
  PAYLOAD BAY                             
  PLUMES                                  
  REACTION CONTROL SYSTEM                 
  REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM               
  STS-39                                  
  THRUST CONTROL                          
  

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