STS-46 TSS-1 tether close-up



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Description STS-46 Tethered Satellite System 1 (TSS-1) satellite is reeled out via its thin Kevlar tether into the blackness of space during deployment operations from the payload bay (PLB) of Atlantis, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 104. At the bottom of the frame is the satellite upper boom including (bottom to top) the 12-m deployment boom, tip can, the docking ring, and concentric ring damper. The Langmuir probe and the dipole-field antenna are stowed at either side of the TSS-1 satellite.
Date 8 August 1992(1992-08-08)
Source http://nix.ksc.nasa.gov/info?id=STS046-73-052&orgid=8
Author NASA
Shuttle.svg This image or video was catalogued by one of the centers of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) under Photo ID: STS046-73-052.
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