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STS-61

STS-61 [Flight # 59]2-13 December 1993Endeavour [5]

Crew:
    Richard Covey [4], Commander
    Kenneth Bowersox [2], Pilot
    Franklin Musgrave [5], Payload Commander
    Kathryn Thornton [3], Mission Specialist
    Claude Nicollier [2], Mission Specialist (Switzerland)
    Jeffrey Hoffman [4], Mission Specialist
    Thomas Akers [3], Mission Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-B [23]
    Date: 2 December 1993
    Time: 09:27:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 321 nm
    Inclination: 28.45 degrees
    Orbits: 163
    Duration: 10 days, 19 hours, 58 minutes, 37 seconds
    Distance: 4,433,772 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Kennedy Space Center, FL [18]
    Date: 13 December 1993
    Time: 05:25:37 UTC
    Rollout: 53 seconds (2,415 meters, 7,922 feet)

Mission EVA's:
     1) On 5 December 1993 for 7 hours, 54 minutes
     2) On 6 December 1993 for 6 hours, 36 minutes
     3) On 7 December 1993 for 6 hours, 47 minutes
     4) On 8 December 1993 for 6 hours, 50 minutes
     5) On 9 December 1993 for 6 hours, 51 minutes
EVA's were performed by the following individuals:
    Thomas Akers
    Jeffrey Hoffman
    Franklin Musgrave
    Kathryn Thornton

Mission:
    Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission 1. Five EVA's were performed. Equipment was carried to space aboard a Spacelab pallet.

 


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