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51-J

51-J [Flight # 21]3-7 October 1985Atlantis [1]

Crew:
    Karol Bobko [3], Commander
    Ronald Grabe [1], Pilot
    David Hilmers [1], Mission Specialist
    Robert Stewart [2], Mission Specialist
    William Pailes [1], Payload Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [21]
    Date: 3 October 1985
    Time: 15:15:30 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 319 nm
    Inclination: 28.5 degrees
    Orbits: 64
    Duration: 4 days, 1 hours, 44 minutes, 38 seconds
    Distance: 1,725,000 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 23, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [15]
    Date: 7 October 1985
    Time: 17:00:08 UTC
    Rollout: 1 minute, 5 seconds (2,455 meters, 8,056 feet)

Highlights:
    Maiden flight of the shuttle Atlantis. Second mission dedicated to the Department of Defense. 

 


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