spacephotos.com Home page
DISCOUNT :     Ref SF1003 : Shiny Chrome Plated Fisher Space Pen with removable cap and Matching Clip                Ref DC1 : SPOT : EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITE - 12 slides set                Ref D21 : THE LIVES OF STARS - 20 slides set                Ref ALEM01 : The set of 18 Middle size model Aviation Badges                Ref ALD01 : The whole set of 16 sets of slides at a very interesting price                Ref E331 : Aviation Badge                Ref PP070 : Saturnian System - Voyager                
 Our Picture Library
 Retailers space
 Our products
 Photo Prints
Fisher Space Pen
 Observation Instruments
   Telescopes
   Refractor Telescopes
   Binoculars
   Planetariums
 Posters
NASA Caps
 Slides
 Message to E.T.
 Wall Charts
 Post Cards
 Aviation Badges

 Products listing
 Our favourite links
ASTRO 400


*****************

 Quick Find
 
Advanced Search
 Newsletter



 
Unsubscribe
 Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Contact Us

PageRank
PageRank Actuel
 
Home »  Photo Prints » Astronauts - Astronauts training » S14083
 
Ref S14083 : In the slidewire basket on Launch Pad 39B
    



Select in the form below the print format
you would like to order

DIMENSIONS High Definition PRINT BACKLIT*
40 x 60 cm
15.7 x 23.6 inches
23.00 € 20.70 €
125.00 €
50 x 75 cm
19.7 x 29.5 inches
29.90 € 26.91 €
140.00 €
60 x 90 cm
23.6 x 35.4 inches
45.00 € 40.50 €
170.00 €
80 x 120 cm
31.5 x 47.2 inches
75.00 €
220.00 €
100 x 150 cm
39.4 x 59.1 inches
109.00 €
290.00 €

*Backlit is a translucent matter to apply in front of a neon light
Thème : Astronauts - Astronauts training

Description :

(11/17/1999) --- In the slidewire basket on Launch Pad 39B, STS-103 Mission Specialist C. Michael Foale (Ph.D.) gets ready to pull the lever, which will release the basket. With Foale are fellow crew members Mission Specialists Claude Nicollier of Switzerland and John M. Grunsfeld (Ph.D.). The baskets are part of the emergency egress system for persons in the Shuttle vehicle or on the Rotating Service Structure. Seven slidewires extend from the orbiter access arm, with a netted, flatbottom basket suspended from each wire. The STS-103 crew are taking part in Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT) activities in preparation for launch. The other crew members taking part are Commander Curtis L. Brown Jr., Pilot Scott J. Kelly, and Mission Specialists Steven L. Smith, and Jean-François Clervoy of France. Clervoy and Nicollier are with the European Space Agency. The TCDT provides the crew with the emergency egress training, opportunities to inspect their mission payloads in the orbiter's payload bay, and simulated countdown exercises. STS-103 is a 'call-up' mission due to the need to replace and repair portions of the Hubble Space Telescope, including the gyroscopes that allow the telescope to point at stars, galaxies and planets. The STS-103 crew will be replacing a Fine Guidance Sensor, an older computer with a new enhanced model, an older data tape recorder with a solid-state digital recorder, a failed spare transmitter with a new one, and degraded insulation on the telescope with new thermal insulation. The crew will also install a Battery Voltage/Temperature Improvement Kit to protect the spacecraft batteries from overcharging and overheating when the telescope goes into a safe mode. Four EVA's are planned to make the necessary repairs and replacements on the telescope. The mission is targeted for launch Dec. 6 at 2:37 a.m. EST


 Customers who bought this product also purchased

Ref S00237 : The Sun

Ref T01308 : Senegal and Guinea-Bissau, Africa April 1991

Ref T01427 : Southern Tip of Greenland March 1992

Ref SF1014 : A retractable Chrome Plated Fisher Space Pen

Ref TC81 : CELESTRON 80/400 EQUATORIAL TELESCOPE

Ref E161 : Aviation Badge

Ref E171 : Aviation Badge

Ref L93 : BINOCULAIRE BT 80 MA - 45°
 My account
 Create an account
 My Shopping Cart
Your Shopping Cart is Empty
 Languages        
 Tell A Friend
 
 Specials

Ref E341 : Aviation Badge

5.90 € - 5.00 €
 What's New?

Ref T39 : Télescope PERL 114/1000

285.00 € - 278.00 €290.0000
 Currencies
 Reviews
 Write a review on this product!
 Bestsellers

Ref T67GP : Lunette FLUORITE 106/920
3,541.00 €