STS-1   Columbia                 MANNED FLIGHT                              USA

LAUNCH :

12.00 GMT

Cape Canaveral

Florida / USA

Launch pad 39-A

Apr.12 / 1981

2.5.06

18:28:20

SPACECRAFT :


Space Shuttle Columbia

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Space Shuttle Transport System

LANDING :

18.20 GMT


California / USA

Edwards Air Force Base

Runway 23

Apr.14 / 1981

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2005

MANNEDSPACEFLIGHT    CHRONOLOGY

Flight no.  077

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

40.30°

Altitude

307 km

Duration

2d06h20m

Orbits

37

First ever mission of a reusable spacecraft. Orbital test flight for evaluation of all shuttle hardware and software.

Columbia in earth orbit

credit: NASA



MANNED SPACE FLIGHT    1970īs   1980īs   

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USA

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Crippen

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