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51-F

51-F [Flight # 19]29 July - 6 August 1985Challenger [8]

Crew:
    Charles Fullerton [2], Commander
    Roy Bridges [1], Pilot
    Franklin Musgrave [2], Mission Specialist
    Anthony England [1], Mission Specialist
    Karl Henize [1], Mission Specialist
    Loren Acton [1], Payload Specialist
    John Bartoe [1], Payload Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [19]
    Date: 29 July 1985
    Time: 21:00:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 173 nm
    Inclination: 49.5 degrees
    Orbits: 127
    Duration: 7 days, 22 hours, 45 minutes, 26 seconds
    Distance: 3,283,543 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 23, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [13]
    Date: 6 August 1985
    Time: 19:45:26 UTC
    Rollout: 55 seconds (2,612 meters, 8,569 feet)

Highlights:
    Spacelab-2 experiments. Components were a Spacelab Igloo,  pallet, and Instrument Pointing System.

 


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