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Ulysses release from Space Shuttle
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- Title Ulysses release from Space Shuttle
- Released 01/01/1998 12:00 am
- Copyright NASA/ESA
Ulysses seen after deployment from the Space Shuttle, 6 October 1990, at 17:48 UT. At 15.4 kilometres per second, it became the fastest space probe ever, propelled by the Inertial Upper Stage and the Payload Assist Module (the spherical motor immediately below Ulysses).