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STS-76

STS-76 [Flight # 76]22-31 March 1996Atlantis [16]

Crew:
    Kevin Chilton [3], Commander
    Richard Searfoss [2], Pilot
    Linda Godwin [3], Mission Specialist
    Michael Clifford [3], Mission Specialist
    Ronald Sega [2], Mission Specialist

Mir Upload:
    Shannon Lucid [5], Mission Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-B [32]
    Date: 22 March 1996
    Time: 08:13:04 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 160 nm
    Inclination: 51.6 degrees
    Orbits: 145
    Duration: 9 days, 5 hours, 15 minutes, 53 seconds
    Distance: 3,800,000 miles

Mir Docking: Kristall, 24 March 1996, 02:34 UTC - 29 March 1996, 01:08 UTC

Landing:
    Location: Runway 22, Edwards Air Force Base, CA [45]
    Date: 31 March 1996
    Time: 13:28:57 UTC
    Rollout: 55 seconds (2,547 meters, 8,357 feet)

Highlights:
    Third docking of a space shuttle with the station Mir. Shannon Lucid transferred to Mir and became the first American woman to serve on the station.

 


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