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STS-60

STS-60 [Flight # 60]3-11 February 1994Discovery [18]

Crew:
    Charles Bolden [4], Commander
    Kenneth Reightler [2], Pilot
    Nancy Davis [2], Mission Specialist
    Ronald Sega [1], Mission Specialist
    Franklin Chang-Diaz [4], Mission Specialist
    Sergei Krikalyov [3], Mission Specialist (Russia)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [37]
    Date: 3 February 1994
    Time: 12:10:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 191 nm
    Inclination: 57 degrees
    Orbits: 130
    Duration: 8 days, 7 hours, 9 minutes, 22 seconds
    Distance: 3,439,704 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Kennedy Space Center, FL [19]
    Date: 11 February 1994
    Time: 19:19:22 UTC
    Rollout: 50 seconds (2,369 meters, 7,771 feet)

Highlights:
    This flight marked the first time a Russian cosmonaut flew aboard the shuttle. SPACEHAB-2 was a major payload for this flight. Attempts to deploy the Wake Shield Facility failed due to problems with the payload's attitude control system.

 


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