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61-C

61-C [Flight # 24]12-18 January 1986Columbia [7]

Crew:
    Robert Gibson [2], Commander
    Charles Bolden [1], Pilot
    Franklin Chang-Diaz [1], Mission Specialist
    Steven Hawley [2], Mission Specialist
    George Nelson [2], Mission Specialist
    Robert Cenker [1], Payload Specialist
    Clarens Nelson [1], Payload Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [24]
    Date: 12 January 1986
    Time: 11:55:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 212 nm
    Inclination: 28.5 degrees
    Orbits: 98
    Duration: 6 days, 2 hours, 3 minutes, 51 seconds
    Distance: 2,528,658 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 22, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [18]
    Date: 18 January 1986
    Time: 13:58:51 UTC
    Rollout: 59 seconds (3,110 meters, 10,202 feet)

Highlights:
    One satellite was deployed. A camera intended to photograph Halley's Comet failed to function because of battery problems.

 


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