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41-G

41-G [Flight # 13]5-13 October 1984Challenger [6]

Crew:
    Robert Crippen [4], Commander
    Jon McBride [1], Pilot
    Kathryn Sullivan [1], Mission Specialist
    Sally Ride [2], Mission Specialist
    David Leestma [1], Mission Specialist
    Marc Garneau [1], Payload Specialist (Canada)
    Paul Scully-Power [1], Payload Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [13]
    Date: 5 October 1984
    Time: 11:03:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 218 nm
    Inclination: 57 degrees
    Orbits: 133
    Duration: 8 days, 5 hours, 23 minutes, 38 seconds
    Distance: 3,289,444 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Kennedy Space Center, FL [2]
    Date: 13 October 1984
    Time: 16:26:38 UTC
    Rollout: 54 seconds (3,220 meters, 10,565 feet)

Mission EVA's:
     1) On 11 October 1984 for 3 hours, 33 minutes
EVA's were performed by the following individuals:
    David Leestma
    Kathryn Sullivan

Highlights:
    Sullivan was first American woman to walk in space. This was first flight to include two women, Ride and Sullivan. The Earth Radiation Budget Satellite was deployed. A Spacelab pallet carried the Shuttle Imaging Radar-B.

 


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