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51-A

51-A [Flight # 14]8-16 November 1984Discovery [2]

Crew:
    Frederick Hauck [2], Commander
    David Walker [1], Pilot
    Anna Fisher [1], Mission Specialist
    Dale Gardner [2], Mission Specialist
    Joseph Allen [2], Mission Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [14]
    Date: 8 November 1984
    Time: 12:15:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 185 nm
    Inclination: 28.5 degrees
    Orbits: 127
    Duration: 7 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes, 56 seconds
    Distance: 3,289,406 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 15, Kennedy Space Center, FL [3]
    Date: 16 November 1984
    Time: 11:59:56 UTC
    Rollout: 58 seconds (2,882 meters, 9,454 feet)

Mission EVA's:
     1) On 12 November 1984 for 6 hours, 10 minutes
     2) On 14 November 1984 for 6 hours, 1 minutes
EVA's were performed by the following individuals:
    Joseph Allen
    Dale Gardner

Highlights:
    A Canadian communications satellite and a defense communications satellite were deployed. Allen and Gardner spacewalked and with Fisher operating the remote manipulator arm, two malfunctioning satellites were retrieved and returned to Earth.

 


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