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STS-40

STS-40 [Flight # 41]5-14 June 1991Columbia [11]

Crew:
    Bryan O'Connor [2], Commander
    Sidney Gutierrez [1], Pilot
    Margaret Seddon [2], Payload Commander
    James Bagian [2], Mission Specialist
    Tamara Jernigan [1], Mission Specialist
    Francis Gaffney [1], Payload Specialist
    Millie Hughes-Fulford [1], Payload Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-B [13]
    Date: 5 June 1991
    Time: 13:24:51 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 157 nm
    Inclination: 39 degrees
    Orbits: 146
    Duration: 9 days, 2 hours, 14 minutes, 20 seconds
    Distance: 3,779,940 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 22, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [32]
    Date: 14 June 1991
    Time: 15:39:11 UTC
    Rollout: 55 seconds (2,877 meters, 9,438 feet)

Highlights:
    Spacelab Life Sciences. Physiological tests and measurements were made on humans, 30 rodents, and thousands of jellyfish. Spacelab LM1 was employed.

 


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