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STS-72 [Flight # 74]11-20 January 1996Endeavour [10]

Crew:
    Brian Duffy [3], Commander
    Brent Jett [1], Pilot
    Leroy Chiao [2], Mission Specialist
    Daniel Barry [1], Mission Specialist
    Winston Scott [1], Mission Specialist
    Koichi Wakata [1], Mission Specialist (Japan)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-B [30]
    Date: 11 January 1996
    Time: 09:41:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 250 nm
    Inclination: 28.45 degrees
    Orbits: 141
    Duration: 8 days, 22 hours, 0 minutes, 41 seconds
    Distance: 3,700,000 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 15, Kennedy Space Center, FL [28]
    Date: 20 January 1996
    Time: 07:41:41 UTC
    Rollout: 1 minute, 6 seconds (2,673 meters, 8,770 feet)

Mission EVA's:
     1) On 15 January 1996 for 6 hours, 9 minutes
     2) On 17 January 1996 for 6 hours, 54 minutes
EVA's were performed by the following individuals:
    Daniel Barry
    Leroy Chiao
    Winston Scott

Highlights:
    A science payload was deployed and retrieved. A Japanese satellite was retrieved. Two space walks in preparation for the International Space Station were performed.

 


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