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STS-63

STS-63 [Flight # 67]3-11 February 1995Discovery [20]

Crew:
    James Wetherbee [3], Commander
    Eileen Collins [1], Pilot
    Colin Foale [3], Mission Specialist
    Janice Voss [2], Mission Specialist
    Bernard Harris [2], Mission Specialist
    Vladimir Titov [3], Cosmonaut (Russia)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-B [27]
    Date: 3 February 1995
    Time: 05:22:04 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 213 nm
    Inclination: 51.6 degrees
    Orbits: 129
    Duration: 8 days, 6 hours, 28 minutes, 15 seconds
    Distance: 2,992,806 miles

Mir Docking: None. Shuttle closed to 11 meters of Mir at 19:23 UTC on 6 February 1995

Landing:
    Location: Runway 15, Kennedy Space Center, FL [22]
    Date: 11 February 1995
    Time: 11:50:19 UTC
    Rollout: 1 minute, 20 seconds (3,355 meters, 11,008 feet)

Mission EVA's:
     1) On 9 February 1995 for 4 hours, 39 minutes
EVA's were performed by the following individuals:
    Colin Foale
    Bernard Harris

Highlights:
    This flight featured the first female shuttle pilot. STS-63 also had a rendezvous with Mir, closing to 37 feet. There was no docking. SPACEHAB-3 experiments were also performed.

 


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