Click to enlargeSTS-8 Challenger Payload Bay Photo

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The Indian National Satellite (INSAT) is about to clear the Space Shuttle Challenger in this photo taken from the aft flight deck. The payload flight test article (PFTA) displays the U.S. flag in the middle of the cargo bay and the Canadian built remote manipulator system (RMS) is in position on the port side of the payload bay.

Date: August 30, 1983
Photo credit: NASA

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