Space Shuttle Atlantis' STS-46 mission launched on July 31, 1992 from the Kennedy Space Center. The mission's objective was to deploy the ESA's European Retrievable Carrier (EURECA). The mission also operated the joint NASA/Italian Space Agency Tethered Satellite System (TSS). The mission ended on August 8, 1992 when Atlantis landed back at the Kennedy Space Center.
MSFC Negative Number: 9261132
Image Number: MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
Date: July 31, 1992
Owner: NASA on The Commons
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