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STS-61-L
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Shuttle cutaway

Shuttle cutaway
Shuttle cutaway showing deployment of LDEF
Credit: NASA

Planned shuttle mission for deployment of commercial communications satellites. Would have launched the first American journalist in space from Launch Complex 39B. Cancelled after Challenger disaster.

Launched: 1986 November.


More at: STS-61-L.

People: Cunningham, Stephen, Konrad. Projects: STS.

1986 November - .
  • STS-61-L (cancelled) - . Crew: Konrad. Backup Crew: Cunningham, Stephen. Payload: Communications satellites. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Cunningham, Stephen, Konrad. Program: STS. Flight: STS-61-L. Spacecraft Bus: Shuttle. Spacecraft: Atlantis. Planned shuttle mission for deployment of commercial communications satellites. Would have launched the first American journalist in space from Launch Complex 39B. Cancelled after Challenger disaster..


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