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STS-85

STS-85 [Flight # 86]7-19 August 1997Discovery [23]

Crew:
    Curtis Brown [4], Commander
    Kent Rominger [3], Pilot
    Nancy Davis [3], Mission Specialist
    Robert Curbeam [1], Mission Specialist
    Stephen Robinson [1], Mission Specialist
    Bjarni Tryggvason [1], Payload Specialist (Canada)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-A [49]
    Date: 7 August 1997
    Time: 14:41:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 160 nm
    Inclination: 57 degrees
    Orbits: 190
    Duration: 11 days, 20 hours, 26 minutes, 59 seconds
    Distance: 4,700,000 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Kennedy Space Center, FL [39]
    Date: 19 August 1997
    Time: 11:07:59 UTC
    Rollout: 1 minute, 8 seconds (2,680 meters, 8,792 feet)

Highlights:
    A free flying payload was deployed and retrieved. Middle atmosphere research was performed.

 


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