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Crew
Gregory Lind Overmyer Thagard Thornton Bill van den Berg Wang

29 April 1985 16:04 GMT. Duration: 7.01 days. Call Sign: Challenger. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39A. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-24 (51-B). Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Spaceplane. Spacecraft: Challenger. Payload: Challenger F07 / SL 3 MPESS. Mass: 14,245 kg. Perigee: 346 km. Apogee: 353 km. Inclination: 57.0 deg. Period: 91.5 min. References: 1 , 2 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 33 .

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

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