Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-78

Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102

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Administrator: Jim Bridenstine Founded: 1958 Successes: 153 Failures: 2 Pending: 2

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Launch Vehicle


Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102

Configuration: OV-102
Family: Space Shuttle

Space Shuttle Columbia was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA's Space Shuttle fleet. It launched for the first time on mission STS-1 on April 12, 1981, the first flight of the Space Shuttle program. Over 22 years of service it completed 27 missions before disintegrating during re-entry near the end of its 28th mission, STS-107 on February 1, 2003, resulting in the deaths of all seven crew members.

Vehicle Specifications


Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102
GTO: 0
LEO: 24400
Length: 38.1 m
Diameter: 8.4 m
Launch Mass: 2040k kg
Thurst: 28200 kN
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Launch Window


NET: June 20th 1996 - 14:49 UTC

Open: June 20th 1996 - 14:49 UTC

Close: June 20th 1996 - 14:49 UTC

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Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Launch Complex 39B, Kennedy Space Center, FL


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