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41-B

41-B [Flight # 10]3-11 February 1984Challenger [4]

Crew:
    Vance Brand [3], Commander
    Robert Gibson [1], Pilot
    Bruce McCandless [1], Mission Specialist
    Ronald McNair [1], Mission Specialist
    Robert Stewart [1], Mission Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [10]
    Date: 3 February 1984
    Time: 13:00:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 189 nm
    Inclination: 28.5 degrees
    Orbits: 128
    Duration: 7 days, 23 hours, 15 minutes, 55 seconds
    Distance: 3,311,380 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 15, Kennedy Space Center, FL [1]
    Date: 11 February 1984
    Time: 12:15:55 UTC
    Rollout: 1 minute, 7 seconds (3,294 meters, 10,807 feet)

Mission EVA's:
     1) On 7 February 1984 for 5 hours, 55 minutes
     2) On 9 February 1984 for 6 hours, 17 minutes
EVA's were performed by the following individuals:
    Bruce McCandless
    Robert Stewart

Highlights:
    First untethered space walks by McCandless and Stewart. Two satellites were deployed, but the modules used to boost them to a higher orbit failed and left them in low earth orbits. First landing at the Kennedy Space Center.

 


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