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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.

THIS WEEK, join us for the program “Frederick Douglass: The Most Photographed Man of the 19th Century” on Thursday, October 1st at 6:30pm at the MAAH Boston Campus, 46 Joy St., Beacon Hill.

MAAH introduces a new book, Picturing Frederick Douglass, an Illustrative Biography of the Nineteenth Century’s Most Photographed American,”that promises to revolutionize our knowledge of race and photography in 19th-century America.