Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-51-I

Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103

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

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Launch Vehicle


Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103

Configuration: OV-103
Family: Space Shuttle

Space Shuttle Discovery is one of the orbiters from NASA's Space Shuttle program and the third of five fully operational orbiters to be built. Its first mission, STS-41-D, flew from August 30 to September 5, 1984. Over 27 years of service it launched and landed 39 times, gathering more spaceflights than any other spacecraft to date.

Vehicle Specifications


Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103
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: August 27th 1985 - 10:58 UTC

Open: August 27th 1985 - 10:58 UTC

Close: August 27th 1985 - 10:58 UTC

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Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL


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