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51-D

51-D [Flight # 16]12-19 April 1985Discovery [4]

Crew:
    Karol Bobko [2], Commander
    Donald Williams [1], Pilot
    Margaret Seddon [1], Mission Specialist
    Jeffrey Hoffman [1], Mission Specialist
    Stanley Griggs [1], Mission Specialist
    Charles Walker [2], Payload Specialist
    Edwin Garn [1], Payload Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [16]
    Date: 12 April 1985
    Time: 13:59:05 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 285 nm
    Inclination: 28.5 degrees
    Orbits: 110
    Duration: 6 days, 23 hours, 55 minutes, 23 seconds
    Distance: 2,889,785 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Kennedy Space Center, FL [5]
    Date: 19 April 1985
    Time: 13:54:28 UTC
    Rollout: 1 minute, 3 seconds (3,139 meters, 10,298 feet)

Mission EVA's:
     1) On 16 April 1985 for 3 hours, 10 minutes
EVA's were performed by the following individuals:
    Stanley Griggs
    Jeffrey Hoffman

Highlights:
    Two satellites were deployed, although one had a failure of the post-deployment sequence. Griggs and Hoffman performed a space walk.

    One tire blew out and the brakes failed during the landing.

 


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