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STS-42

STS-42 [Flight # 45]22-30 January 1992Discovery [14]

Crew:
    Ronald Grabe [3], Commander
    Stephen Oswald [1], Pilot
    Norman Thagard [4], Mission Specialist
    David Hilmers [4], Mission Specialist
    William Readdy [1], Mission Specialist
    Roberta Bondar [1], Payload Specialist (Canada)
    Ulf Merbold [2], Payload Specialist (Germany)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [32]
    Date: 22 January 1992
    Time: 14:52:33 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 163 nm
    Inclination: 57 degrees
    Orbits: 129
    Duration: 8 days, 1 hours, 14 minutes, 44 seconds
    Distance: 2,921,153 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 22, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [35]
    Date: 30 January 1992
    Time: 16:07:17 UTC
    Rollout: 58 seconds (3,000 meters, 9,841 feet)

Highlights:
    Around the clock research was done in the International Microgravity Laboratory carried in the pressurized Spacelab module LM2.

 


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