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51-C

51-C [Flight # 15]24-27 January 1985Discovery [3]

Crew:
    Thomas Mattingly [3], Commander
    Loren Shriver [1], Pilot
    Ellison Onizuka [1], Mission Specialist
    James Buchli [1], Mission Specialist
    Gary Payton [1], Payload Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [15]
    Date: 24 January 1985
    Time: 19:50:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 220 nm
    Inclination: 28.5 degrees
    Orbits: 49
    Duration: 3 days, 1 hours, 33 minutes, 23 seconds
    Distance: 1,250,000 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 15, Kennedy Space Center, FL [4]
    Date: 27 January 1985
    Time: 21:23:23 UTC
    Rollout: 50 seconds (2,241 meters, 7,352 feet)

Highlights:
    First mission dedicated to the Department of Defense.

 


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