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STS-37 Gamma Ray Observatory (GRO) grappled by RMS
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Abstract: Backdropped against the Earth's expansive desert in the Mid East, the Gamma Ray Observatory (GRO) with its solar array (SA) panels deployed is grappled by the remote manipulator system (RMS) during STS-37 systems checkout. GRO's four complement instruments are visible: the Energetic Gamma Ray Experiment Telescope (EGRET) (at the bottom); the Imaging Compton Telescope (COMPTEL) (center); the Oriented Scintillation Spectrometer Experiment (OSSE) (top); and Burst and Transient Source Experiment (BATSE) (on four corners). The view was taken by STS-37 crew through an aft flight deck overhead window.
Publication Date: Apr 11, 1991
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(Acquired Aug 02, 2006)
Document Type: Photograph
Publication Information: JSC Digital Image Collection - NASA JSC
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