STS-41B   Challenger  (4)          MANNED FLIGHT                              USA

LAUNCH :

13.00 GMT

Cape Canaveral

Florida / USA

Launch pad 39-A

Feb.02 / 1984

10.3.06

16:23:30

SPACECRAFT :


Space Shuttle Challenger

LAUNCH VEHICLE :

Space Shuttle Transport System

LANDING :

12.15 GMT


Florida / USA

Kennedy Space Center

Runway 15

Feb.11 / 1984

designed by :     Michael May         copyright  2006

MANNEDSPACEFLIGHT    CHRONOLOGY

Flight no.  092

FLIGHT DATA :

Inclination

28.50°

Altitude

350 km

Duration

7d23h15m

Orbits

128

First untethered space walks by McCandless and Stewart, using the manned maneuvering unit.  WESTAR-VI and PALAPA-B2 satellites were deployed. The German-built Satellite SPAS,  flown  before on STS-7, became the first satellite refurbished and carried back into space. First KSC-landing in Cape Canaveral.

MMU in orbital use

credit: NASA



MANNED SPACE FLIGHT    1970īs   1980īs   

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Vance D.

Brand

CDR

USA

Robert L.

Gibson

Pilot

USA

Bruce

McCandless II

MSP

USA

Robert L.

Stewart

MSP

USA

Ronald E.

McNair

MSP

USA