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STS-71

STS-71 [Flight # 69]27 June - 7 July 1995Atlantis [14]

Crew:
    Robert Gibson [5], Commander
    Charles Precourt [2], Pilot
    Ellen Baker [3], Mission Specialist
    Bonnie Dunbar [4], Mission Specialist
    Gregory Harbaugh [3], Mission Specialist

Mir Upload:
    Anatoliy Solovyov [4], Cosmonaut (Russia)
    Nikolai Budarin [1], Cosmonaut (Russia)

Mir Download:
    Norman Thagard (Soyuz TM-21)
    Vladimir Dezhurov (Soyuz TM-21)
    Gennadi Strekalov (Soyuz TM-21)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [42]
    Date: 27 June 1995
    Time: 19:32:19 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 170 nm
    Inclination: 51.6 degrees
    Orbits: 153
    Duration: 9 days, 19 hours, 22 minutes, 15 seconds
    Distance: 4,100,000 miles

Mir Docking: Kristall, 29 June 0995, 13:00 UTC - 4 June 1995, 11:10 UTC

Landing:
    Location: Runway 15, Kennedy Space Center, FL [23]
    Date: 7 July 1995
    Time: 14:54:34 UTC
    Rollout: 51 seconds (2,549 meters, 8,364 feet)

Highlights:
    First Mir docking. A Mir crew exchange was accomplished. Joint US/Russian life science experiments were performed in the Spacelab LM2 module.

 


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