- DISCOVERY (9)
- Pad 39-B (13)
- 32nd Shuttle mission
- 9th Flight OV-103
- 3rd Night Launch (1st since return to flight)
- Frederick D. Gregory (2), Commander
- John E. Blaha (2), Pilot
- F. Story Musgrave (3), Mission Specialist 1
- Manley L Carter, Jr.(1), Mission Specialist 2
- Kathryn C. Thornton (1), Mission Specialist 3
- OPF - Aug, 20,1989
- VAB - Oct. 5. 1989
- PAD - Oct. 27, 1989
- November 22, 1989,7:23:30 p.m. EST. Launch set for Nov. 20
rescheduled to allow changeout of suspect integrated electronics
assemblies on twin solid rocket boosters.
Launch Weight: Classified.
- Altitude: 302
- Inclination: 28.45 degrees
- Orbits: 79
- Duration: 5 days, 0 hours, 6 minutes, 49 seconds.
- Distance: 2,100,000 miles
- SRB: BI-034
- SRM: 360L007
- ET : 38/LWT-31
- MLP : 2
- SSME-1: SN-2011
- SSME-2: SN-2031
- SSME-3: SN-2107
- November 27,1989,4:30:16 p.m. PST, Runway 4, Edwards Air Force Base,
Calif. Rollout distance: 7,764 feet. Rollout time: 46 seconds.
returned to KSC Dec. 4, 1989. Landing Weight: 194,282 lbs.
Last Mission STS-34
Next Mission STS-32
- Fifth mission dedicated to Department of Defense.
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