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Crew
Bobko Musgrave Peterson Weitz

04 April 1983 18:30 GMT. Duration: 5.02 days. Call Sign: Challenger. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39A. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-6. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Spaceplane. Spacecraft: Challenger. Payload: Challenger F01 / TDRS 1 [IUS]. Mass: 21,305 kg. Perigee: 288 km. Apogee: 295 km. Inclination: 28.5 deg. Period: 90.4 min. References: 1 , 2 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 33 .

STS-6STS-6 - Deployment of the TDRS by STS-6 Challenger

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