The Ulysses Deployment from Space Shuttle Discovery


Ulysses in the open payload bay of Space Shuttle Discovery
Ulysses, attached to the Payload Assist Module-Shuttle (PAM-S) and Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) combination, is released from Discovery
With the Earth's surface below, the Ulysses spacecraft together with the inertial upper stage (IUS) (the gold and white cylinder with rocket nozzle visible) and the payload assist module-Shuttle (PAM-S) drift against the blackness of space after deployment from Discovery's payload bay