Click to enlargeSTS-8 Payload Bay Earth & Moon Photo

Buy this STS-8 Payload Bay Earth & Moon Photo. High quality Space Shuttle picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph STS008-02-041. Wide variety of sizes.

Payload bay (PLB) equipment, payloads, and experiments include remote manipulator system (RMS) stowed on port side sill longeron, Development Flight Instrument (DFI) pallet with High Capacity Heat Pipe Experiment, Special Philatelic Covers in two large storage (mail) boxes, Evaluation of Oxygen Interaction with Materials (EOIM) experiment trays, and Advanced Flexible Reusable Surface Insulation (AFRSI) blanket in foreground and Payload Flight Test Article (PFTA) behind DFI pallet.

Vertical tail with orbital maneuvering system (OMS) pods at base points to Earth's cloud-covered surface with gibbous moon in distance.

Date: September 5, 1983
Photo credit: NASA

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