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Organization Unknown (United States),Messerschmitt-Bolkov-Blohm (Federal Republic of Germany)
Mission type Communications
Launch date June 22, 1983 (1983-06-22)
Launch vehicle STS-7
Carrier rocket Space Shuttle
Launch site Cape Canaveral, United States
COSPAR ID 1983-059F
Mass 2278 kg
Alternate Names Shuttle Pallet Sat-01, 14142
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SPAS-01 was a German instrument package that was deployed and recovered by the STS 7 Shuttle mission. Ten experiments mounted on the Shuttle Pallet Satellite (SPAS-01) performed research in forming metal alloys in microgravity and use of remote sensing scanner. Orbiter's small control rockets fired while SPAS-01 was held by the remote manipulator system to test movement on the extended arm.