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STS-42 Post Flight Presentation
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- Title STS-42 Post Flight Presentation
- Released 01/01/1992
- Length 00:20:34
- Language English
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA
The NASA space shuttle Discovery was launched on Jan 22nd, 1992, for the 8-day International Microgravity Laboratory 1 [IML-1] mission. ESA astronaut Ulf Merbold was among the crew members; the mission made use of a Spacelab module.
The video covers the introduction of the various crew members at the mission post-flight conference, after which there is an annotated showing of a 16mm film covering highlights of the mission.
Useful clips as follows: crew members suit-up, leave operations and checkout building; launch, falling booster tank; crew members enter Spacelab module; Ulf Merbold in vestibular sled experiment, chair used in various experiments; use of the Biorack - good view of the installation, including rotating centrifuge; specimens put into photobox; bicycle ergometer, treadmill; Leslie freezer, usded for biological specimens; various earthviews; nice shot of astronaut in tunnel; closing of hatch; re-entry, plasma flashes; shuttle lands at Edwards Air Force Base.