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STS-9
STS-9
View of the Spacelab module in the payload bay of the Columbia during STS-9

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Class: Manned. Type: Space Station Module. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA-JSC.
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Spacelab Chronology


28 November 1983 Spacelab 1 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.

STS-9STS-9 - STS-9 crewmembers Parker and Merbold floating about the Spacelab module

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29 April 1985 Spacelab 3 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
29 July 1985 Spacelab 2 PLT Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.

STS-9STS-9 - Payload Specialist Byron K. Lichtenberg working in the Spacelab

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30 October 1985 Spacelab D-1 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
05 June 1991 Spacelab SLS 1 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.

STS-9STS-9 - View of payload bay as seen from Spacelab aft viewing area

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22 January 1992 Spacelab IML-1 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
25 June 1992 USML-1 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.

STS-9STS-9 - STS-9 crewmembers gather around television monitor in Spacelab module

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12 September 1992 Spacelab J LM Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
25 April 1993 Spacelab D-2 LM Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.

STS-9STS-9 - Payload Specialist Ulf Merbold working in the Spacelab

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18 October 1993 Spacelab SLS 2 LM Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
08 July 1994 Spacelab IML 2 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.

STS-51-BSTS-51-B - Spacelab D-1 being installed in the Challenger payload bay

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27 June 1995 Spacelab-Mir LM Program: Mir. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
20 October 1995 Spacelab USML-2 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.

STS-51-BSTS-51-B - Artist concept of Spacelab in orbiter cargo bay with horizon

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20 June 1996 Spacelab LMS 1 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. Perigee: 246 km. Apogee: 261 km. Inclination: 39.0 deg.


STS-61-ASTS-61-A - STS 61-A crewmembers in Spacelab D-1 science module

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LEO. Columbia; carried Terence T. Henricks, Kevin R. Kregel, Susan J. Helms, Richard M. Linnehan, Charles E. Brady, Jr., Jean-Jacques Favier, Robert Brent Thirsk; carried Life and Microgravity Spacelab; human biological and microgravity experiments. Landed aboard STS-78.
04 April 1997 Spacelab MSL-1 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.

STS-61-ASTS-61-A - STS 61-A crewmembers in Spacelab D-1 science module

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01 July 1997 Spacelab Long Module 1 Program: Spacelab. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.

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STS-51-FSTS-51-F - View of Spacelab 2 pallet in the open payload bay

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