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Galileo Deployment
Galileo Deployment (click to enlarge)
 
 

Galileo Deployment
Date: 18 Oct 1989

The Galileo spacecraft atop the inertial upper stage is deployed from the Space Shuttle Atlantis' payload bay.

This is a frame taken from a 70mm motion picture film of the deployment sequence. The film was used in the "Blue Planet" IMAX film.


Image Credit: NASA

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