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STS-5

STS-5 [Flight # 5]11-16 November 1982Columbia [5]

Crew:
    Vance Brand [2], Commander
    Robert Overmyer [1], Pilot
    Joseph Allen [1], Mission Specialist
    William Lenoir [1], Mission Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [5]
    Date: 11 November 1982
    Time: 12:19:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 184 nm
    Inclination: 28.5 degrees
    Orbits: 82
    Duration: 5 days, 2 hours, 14 minutes, 26 seconds
    Distance: 2,110,089 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 22, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [4]
    Date: 16 November 1982
    Time: 14:33:26 UTC
    Rollout: 1 minute, 3 seconds (2,912 meters, 9,553 feet)

Highlights:
    This was the first operational flight. Two commercial communications satellites were deployed. A space walk was planned but cancelled due to a malfunction in the space suit.

 


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