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STS-30 deployment of inertial upper stage (IUS) with Magellan spacecraft

1989-05-04

NASA

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STS030-71-052 (4 May 1989) --- In the early evening hours of the Space Shuttle Atlantis' first day in space for the four-day mission, the Magellan spacecraft begins its long journey to the planet Venus for an extensive radar mapping mission. The scene was photographed through Atlantis' aft flight deck windows with a handheld 70mm camera.

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  • Title: STS-30 deployment of inertial upper stage (IUS) with Magellan spacecraft
  • Date Created: 1989-05-04
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: rlobrie1

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