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STS-45

STS-45 [Flight # 46]24 March - 2 April 1992Atlantis [11]

Crew:
    Charles Bolden [3], Commander
    Brian Duffy [1], Pilot
    Kathryn Sullivan [3], Payload Commander
    David Leestma [3], Mission Specialist
    Colin Foale [1], Mission Specialist
    Bryon Lichtenberg [2], Payload Specialist
    Dirk Frimout [1], Payload Specialist (Belgium)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [33]
    Date: 24 March 1992
    Time: 13:13:40 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 160 nm
    Inclination: 57 degrees
    Orbits: 143
    Duration: 8 days, 22 hours, 9 minutes, 28 seconds
    Distance: 3,328,177 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Kennedy Space Center, FL [9]
    Date: 2 April 1992
    Time: 11:23:08 UTC
    Rollout: 1 minute (2,812 meters, 9,227 feet)

Highlights:
    Primary mission was international atmospheric research with the Atmospheric Laboratory for Applications and Science. Spacelab Igloo and two pallets were useds.

 


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