NASA Photo ID: STS41C-02-067       File Name: 10061446.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 04/15/84
  Title: The LDEF is placed in orbit by the shuttle Challenger crew
  Description:
  The Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF) is placed in orbit by the
  shuttle  Challenger crew in this view. Still attached to the remote
  manipulator system  (RMS) end effector, the LDEF is backdropped against
  Florida, the Bahama Bank,  the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic waters.                  
  
  Subject terms:
  CHALLENGER (ORBITER)                    
  END EFFECTORS                           
  LONG DURATION EXPOSURE FACILITY (LDEF)  
  ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
  REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM               
  SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION 41-C              
  SPACE SHUTTLE PAYLOADS                  
  SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS                  
  

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