Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-51-I

Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-51-I

Launch Complex 39A
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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STS-51-I

STS-51-I was the twentieth of the shuttle program and sixth of Space Shuttle Discovery. It deployed three 10 satellites and then repaired a malfunctioning satellite. This mission required two EVAs.

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Space Shuttle Discovery


Serial OV-103

Launch Crew Count 5

Status Retired

Landing Time 1985-09-03T13:15:00+0000


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Crew

Joe Engle

Commander

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1932-08-26

Status Retired

Type Government


Richard O. Covey

Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1946-08-01

Status Retired

Type Government


James van Hoften

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1944-06-11

Status Retired

Type Government


John M. Lounge

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1946-06-28

Deceased 2011-03-01

Status Deceased

Type Government


William Frederick Fisher

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1946-04-01

Status Retired

Type Government


Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103


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 38

Consecutive Success 38

Maiden Flight 1984-08-30

Launch Failures 0


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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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