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STS-39

STS-39 [Flight # 40]28 April - 6 May 1991Discovery [12]

Crew:
    Michael Coats [3], Commander
    Lloyd Hammond [1], Pilot
    Guion Bluford [3], Mission Specialist
    Gregory Harbaugh [1], Mission Specialist
    Richard Hieb [1], Mission Specialist
    Donald McMonagle [1], Mission Specialist
    Charles Veach [1], Mission Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [28]
    Date: 28 April 1991
    Time: 11:33:14 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 140 nm
    Inclination: 57 degrees
    Orbits: 134
    Duration: 8 days, 7 hours, 22 minutes, 23 seconds
    Distance: 3,470,000 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 15, Kennedy Space Center, FL [7]
    Date: 6 May 1991
    Time: 18:55:37 UTC
    Rollout: 56 seconds (2,815 meters, 9,235 feet)

Highlights:
    Dedicated Department of Defense mission. There were also some unclassified payloads on board.

 


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