LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Nov 08 1984
Lockheed Space Operations Company

STS-51-A

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

November 8, 1984 at 7:15 AM EST

(November 8, 1984 at 12:15 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

November 8, 1984 at 7:15 AM EST

(November 8, 1984 at 12:15 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

November 8, 1984 at 7:15 AM EST

(November 8, 1984 at 12:15 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • STS-51-A was the fourteenth flight of the Space Shuttle program and second flight for the Space Shuttle Discovery. The mission lasted 8 days and deployed a number of 10 satellites.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

    Pad

    Launch Complex 39A