Detail View: NASA Solarsystem Collection: STS-30 deployment of Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) with Magellan Spacecraft

title: 
STS-30 deployment of Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) with Magellan Spacecraft
description: 
Inertial upper stage (IUS) (bottom of frame) with Magellan spacecraft drifts above the Earth's surface after deployment. Visible (from bottom to top of frame) are first stage solid rocket nozzle and solid rocket motor (SRM), interstage, second stage, and Magellan's propulsion module retro rocket, spacecraft (SC) separation plane, thermal control louvers, and stowed solar panels. High gain antenna is barely visible on top of the spacecraft. *Image Credit*: NASA
date: 
05.08.1989
keywords: 
JPL
facet_what: 
Earth
facet_where: 
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
facet_when: 
05-08-1989
facet_when_year: 
1989
UID: 
SPD-SLRSY-1872
original url: 
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/display.cfm?IM_ID=1872