Detail View: NASA Johnson Space Center Collection: STS-51 preparation: ACTS, ORFEUS, Discovery in VAB

Title: 
STS-51 preparation: ACTS, ORFEUS, Discovery in VAB
Description: 
In NASA's building AM on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, STS-51 mission specialist Carl Walz (right) and Deutsche Aerospace technician Gregor Dawidowitsch check over the scientific instruments mounted on the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS) carrier (38573); The Orbiting and Retrievable Far and Extreme Ultraviolet Spectrometer (ORFEUS) and SPAS is readied for hoisting into a test cell at the Vertical Processing Facility (VPF) (38574); Mating of the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) with the Transfer Orbit Stage (TOS) booster is under way in the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility (PHSF) (38575); The mated ACTS and TOS are ready to be moved from the PHSF to the Vertical Processsing Facility (VPF) (38576); The orbiter Discovery is rolled into the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) for mating with the external tank and twin solid rocket boosters (38577-8).
Date Taken: 
1993-05-04
Program: 
Shuttle
Mission: 
STS-051
facet_who: 
Carl Walz
facet_what: 
Advanced Communication Technology Satellite (ACTS)
facet_where: 
Johnson Space Center (JSC)
Photo ID: 
S93-38574
Film Type: 
4x5
UID: 
SPD-JSC-S93-38574
original url: 
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