Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-2

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-2

Launch Complex 39A
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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STS-2

STS-2 was the second flight of the Space Shuttle program. It flew on Columbia again marking the first time in history that a manned, reusable orbital vehicle returned to orbit for a second time.

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Space Shuttle Columbia


Serial OV-102

Launch Crew Count 2

Status Destroyed

Landing Time 1981-11-14T21:23:00+0000


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Crew

Joe Engle

Commander

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1932-08-26

Status Retired

Type Government


Richard H. Truly

Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1937-11-12

Status Retired

Type Government


Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102


Height 38.10 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 28200 kN

Diameter 8.40 Meters

Mass To LEO 24400 kg

Liftoff Mass 2040 Tonnes


Launch Success 29

Consecutive Success 0

Maiden Flight 1981-04-12

Launch Failures 1


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Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle program was the fourth human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished routine transportation for Earth-to-orbit crew and cargo from 1981 to 2011.

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