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STS-93

STS-93 [Flight # 95]23-28 July 1999Columbia [26]

Crew:
    Eileen Collins [3], Commander
    Jeffrey Ashby [1], Pilot
    Steven Hawley [5], Mission Specialist
    Catherine Coleman [2], Mission Specialist
    Michel Tognini [2], Mission Specialist (France)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-B [42]
    Date: 23 July 1999
    Time: 04:31:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 153 nm
    Inclination: 28.4 degrees
    Orbits: 80
    Duration: 4 days, 22 hours, 49 minutes, 37 seconds
    Distance: 1,796,000 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Kennedy Space Center, FL [48]
    Date: 28 July 1999
    Time: 03:20:37 UTC
    Rollout: 43 seconds (2,088 meters, 6,851 feet)

Highlights:
    The primary objective for this mission was deployment of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory. STS-93 was the first shuttle mission to be commanded by a woman.

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