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Crew
Bluford Buchli Dunbar Furrer Hartsfield Messerschmid Nagel Ockels

30 October 1985 17:16 GMT. Duration: 7.03 days. Call Sign: Challenger. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39A. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-30 (61-A). Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Spaceplane. Spacecraft: Challenger. Payload: Challenger F09 / GLOMR 1. Mass: 14,451 kg. Perigee: 319 km. Apogee: 331 km. Inclination: 57.0 deg. Period: 91.0 min. References: 1 , 2 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 33 .

STS-61-ASTS-61-A - Launch of the shuttle Challenger and begining of STS 61-A mission

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