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Crew
Covey Engle Fisher William Lounge van Hoften

27 August 1985 11:16 GMT. Duration: 7.10 days. Call Sign: Discovery. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39A. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-27 (51-I). Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Spaceplane. Spacecraft: Discovery. Payload: Discovery F06 / Syncom-4 4 [Orbus-7S] / Aussat A1. Mass: 19,952 kg. Perigee: 351 km. Apogee: 364 km. Inclination: 28.5 deg. Period: 91.7 min. References: 1 , 2 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 33 .

STS-51-ISTS-51-I - Aerial view of the launch of Shuttle Discovery STS 51-I mission

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