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STS-37

STS-37 [Flight # 39]5-11 April 1991Atlantis [8]

Crew:
    Steven Nagel [3], Commander
    Kenneth Cameron [1], Pilot
    Jerry Ross [3], Mission Specialist
    Jerome Apt [1], Mission Specialist
    Linda Godwin [1], Mission Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-B [12]
    Date: 5 April 1991
    Time: 14:22:44 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 248 nm
    Inclination: 28.45 degrees
    Orbits: 93
    Duration: 5 days, 23 hours, 32 minutes, 45 seconds
    Distance: 2,456,263 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [31]
    Date: 11 April 1991
    Time: 13:55:29 UTC
    Rollout: 54 seconds (1,940 meters, 6,364 feet)

Mission EVA's:
     1) On 7 April 1991 for 4 hours, 38 minutes
     2) On 8 April 1991 for 6 hours, 11 minutes
EVA's were performed by the following individuals:
    Jerome Apt
    Jerry Ross

Highlights:
    Gamma Ray Observatory was deployed. A problem with the high-gain antenna prompted an emergency unscheduled space walk to correct the condition. A later scheduled space walk was also performed.

 


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