STS-6   Challenger  (1)             MANNED FLIGHT                              USA

LAUNCH :

18.30 GMT

Cape Canaveral

Florida / USA

Launch pad 39-A

Apr.04 / 1983

4.2.06

12:37:50

SPACECRAFT :


Space Shuttle Challenger

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Space Shuttle Transport System

LANDING :

18.53 GMT


California / USA

Edwards Air Force Base

Runway 22

Apr.09 / 1983

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2006

MANNEDSPACEFLIGHT    CHRONOLOGY

Flight no.  086

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

28.50°

Altitude

329 km

Duration

5d00h23m

Orbits

81

First mission of orbiter Challenger. Deployment of TRDS-A communications satellite. Performing first ever EVA of Shuttle Program by Musgrave and Peterson

STS-6 EVA activities

credit: NASA



MANNED SPACE FLIGHT    1970īs   1980īs   

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Paul J.

Weitz

CDR

USA

Karol J.

Bobko

Pilot

USA

Donald H.

Peterson

MSP

USA

Franklin S.

Musgrave

MSP

USA