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Crew
Bluford Brandenstein Gardner Thornton Bill Truly

30 August 1983 06:32 GMT. Duration: 6.05 days. Call Sign: Challenger. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39A. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-8. Program: STS. Class: Manned. Type: Spaceplane. Spacecraft: Challenger. Payload: Challenger F03 / PFTA. Mass: 13,642 kg. Perigee: 306 km. Apogee: 313 km. Inclination: 28.5 deg. Period: 90.7 min. References: 1 , 2 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 33 .

STS-8STS-8 - Crew compartment flight deck window debris, damage, streak documentation

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