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Crew
Blaha Readdy Wilcutt Akers Apt Walz

16 September 1996 08:54 GMT. Duration: 10.14 days. Call Sign: Atlantis. Return Crew: Lucid, Readdy, Wilcutt, Akers, Apt, Walz. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA-JSC. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39A. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-79. Program: Mir. Class: Manned. Type: Spaceplane. Spacecraft: Atlantis. Payload: Atlantis F17 / External Airlock/ODS. Perigee: 368 km. Apogee: 386 km. Inclination: 51.7 deg. Period: 92.1 min. References: 4 , 7 , 276 .