Eureca

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Swiss Transport Museum
... Planetarium IMAX Swiss Arena, a 120,000 scale aerial photograph of Switzerland It also houses EURECA, a 4.5 tonne satellite among the few space objects put ... Claude Nicollier was on board Shuttle Atlantis to deploy ESA's European Retrievable Carrier (Eureca) scientific mission and the joint NASA/Italian Space Agency Tethered Satellite System (TSS-1) ...
European Retrievable Carrier - Configuration
... EURECA was made of high-strength carbon-fiber struts and titanium nodal points joined together to form a framework of cubic elements ... Thermal control on EURECA combined both active and passive heat transfer and radiation systems ... When EURECA was in the Shuttle cargo bay, power was supplied by the Shuttle ...
STS-57 - Mission Highlights
... Two astronauts participated in a spacewalk and EURECA (European Retrievable Carrier) was retrieved by the crew and stowed inside Endeavour’s payload bay ... EURECA was deployed from the Space Shuttle Atlantis in the summer of 1992 and contains several experiments to study the long-term effects of exposure to ... (RMS) arm (installed 180 degrees off its correct position) prevented EURECA from recharging its batteries with orbiter power ...
European Retrievable Carrier
... The European Retrievable Carrier (EURECA) was an unmanned 4.5 tonne satellite with 15 experiments ... EURECA was retrieved on 1 July 1993 by STS-57- Endeavour and returned to Earth ... EURECA is one of the few unmanned space vehicles that have been returned to the Earth unharmed ...