Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-9

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-9

Launch Complex 39A
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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STS-9

STS-9 was the sixth mission of the Space Shuttle Columbia. It launched on a 10 day mission to perform science in space using the Spacelab module.

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Space Shuttle Columbia


Serial OV-102

Launch Crew Count 6

Status Destroyed

Landing Time 1983-12-08T22:47:00+0000


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Crew

John Young

Commander

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1930-09-24

Deceased 2018-01-05

Status Deceased

Type Government


Brewster H. Shaw

Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1945-05-16

Status Retired

Type Government


Byron K. Lichtenberg

Payload Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1948-02-19

Status Retired

Type Government


Owen K. Garriott

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1930-11-22

Deceased 2019-04-15

Status Deceased

Type Government


Robert A. Parker

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1936-12-14

Status Retired

Type Government


Ulf Merbold

Payload Specialist

Nationality German

Date Of Birth 1941-06-20

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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