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STS-26

STS-26 [Flight # 26]29 September - 3 October 1988Discovery [7]

Crew:
    Frederick Hauck [3], Commander
    Richard Covey [2], Pilot
    John Lounge [2], Mission Specialist
    George Nelson [3], Mission Specialist
    David Hilmers [2], Mission Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-B [2]
    Date: 29 September 1988
    Time: 15:37:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 203 nm
    Inclination: 28.5 degrees
    Orbits: 64
    Duration: 4 days, 1 hours, 0 minutes, 11 seconds
    Distance: 1,680,000 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 17, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [19]
    Date: 3 October 1988
    Time: 16:37:11 UTC
    Rollout: 46 seconds (2,271 meters, 7,451 feet)

Highlights:
    First flight since the 51-L disaster. A Tracking and Data Relay Satellite was deployed.

 


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