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STS 26

Also called STS 51F


Launch id 85063
Launch date 29 Jul 1985
Launch site Cape Canaveral
Type Challenger #08
Crew Story Musgrave
Antony England
John Bartoe
Roy Bridges
Karl Henise
Loren Acton
Gordon Fullerton
Landing date 6 Aug 1985
Landing site Edwards
Payload B: PDP (launched and retrieved)

Flight of 7 days 22 h 45 min 26 s. One of the 3 main motors stopped after 5 min 45 s. The shuttle was orbited 70 km below the nominal orbit

Spacelab 2 mission

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