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Click to enlargeLDEF over Florida Photo

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High quality Space Shuttle picture, slide, or Duratrans backlit transparency. NASA photograph STS41C-36-1618. Wide variety of sizes.

This single scene, taken during the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF) satellite deploy, captures the entire Florida Peninsula (27.0N, 85.0W) in a single view. The multi-paneled LDEF satellite, suspended by the RMS, is undergoing final checkout procedures immediately prior to release. As a long term materials testing facility, the LDEF contained material samples in the many surface panels to determine the effects of long term exposure to space. multi-paneled LDEF satellite was deployed 27.0N, 85.0W)

Date Taken: April 13, 1984
Credits: JSC NASA

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