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STS-7

STS-7 [Flight # 7]18-24 June 1983Challenger [2]

Crew:
    Robert Crippen [2], Commander
    Frederick Hauck [1], Pilot
    John Fabian [1], Mission Specialist
    Sally Ride [1], Mission Specialist
    Norman Thagard [1], Mission Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [7]
    Date: 18 June 1983
    Time: 11:33:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 195 nm
    Inclination: 28.5 degrees
    Orbits: 98
    Duration: 6 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes, 59 seconds
    Distance: 2,530,567 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 15, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [6]
    Date: 24 June 1983
    Time: 13:56:59 UTC
    Rollout: 1 minute, 15 seconds (3,185 meters, 10,450 feet)

Highlights:
    Sally Ride was the first American woman into space. Two communication satellites were deployed.

 


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