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51-G

51-G [Flight # 18]17-24 June 1985Discovery [5]

Crew:
    Daniel Brandenstein [2], Commander
    John Creighton [1], Pilot
    Shannon Lucid [1], Mission Specialist
    John Fabian [2], Mission Specialist
    Steven Nagel [1], Mission Specialist
    Patrick Baudry [1], Payload Specialist (France)
    Sultan Salman Al-Saud [1], Payload Specialist (Saudi Arabia)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [18]
    Date: 17 June 1985
    Time: 11:33:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 209 nm
    Inclination: 28.45 degrees
    Orbits: 112
    Duration: 7 days, 1 hours, 38 minutes, 52 seconds
    Distance: 2,916,127 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 23, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [12]
    Date: 24 June 1985
    Time: 13:11:52 UTC
    Rollout: 42 seconds (2,266 meters, 7,433 feet)

Highlights:
    Three communications satellites were deployed. Two French biomedical experiments were performed.

 


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