NASA Photo ID: STS066-14-006       File Name: 10120636.jpg
  Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 11/14/94
  Title: Astronaut Joseph R. Tanner works with PCG experiment on middeck
  Description:
  On the Space Shuttle Atlantis' mid-deck, astronaut Joseph R. Tanner,
  mission specialist, works at area amidst several lockers onboard the
  Shuttle which support the Protein Crystal Growth (PCG) experiment. This
  particular section is called the Crystal Observation System, housed in the
  Thermal Enclosure System (COS/TES). Together with the Vapor Diffusion
  Apparatus (VDA), housed in a Single Locker Thermal Enclosure (SLTES) which
  is out of frame, the Cos/TES represents the continuing research into the
  structures of proteins and other macromolecules such as viruses.
  
  Subject terms:
  ASTRONAUTS                              
  ATLANTIS (ORBITER)                      
  CRYSTAL GROWTH                          
  DIFFUSION                               
  MIDDECK                                 
  ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
  SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS                  
  STS-66                                  
  VAPORS                                  
  

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