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STS-83

STS-83 [Flight # 83]4-8 April 1997Columbia [22]

Crew:
    James Halsell [3], Commander
    Susan Still-Kilrain [1], Pilot
    Janice Voss [3], Payload Commander
    Donald Thomas [3], Mission Specialist
    Michael Gernhardt [2], Mission Specialist
    Roger Crouch [1], Payload Specialist
    Gregory Linteris [1], Payload Specialist

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [46]
    Date: 4 April 1997
    Time: 19:20:32 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 160 nm
    Inclination: 28.45 degrees
    Orbits: 64
    Duration: 3 days, 23 hours, 12 minutes, 39 seconds
    Distance: 1,500,000 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Kennedy Space Center, FL [36]
    Date: 8 April 1997
    Time: 18:33:11 UTC
    Rollout: 59 seconds (2,622 meters, 8,602 feet)

Highlights:
    This was the flight of the Microgravity Science Laboratory 1 (MSL-1) aboard the Spacelab LM1 module. It was cut short when a fuel cell on the orbiter malfunctioned and had to be shut down. The mission was reflown as STS-94 (originally designated STS-83R).

 


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