LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Wed Nov 19 1997
United Space Alliance

STS-87

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

November 19, 1997 at 2:46 PM EST

(November 19, 1997 at 7:46 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

November 19, 1997 at 2:46 PM EST

(November 19, 1997 at 7:46 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

November 19, 1997 at 2:46 PM EST

(November 19, 1997 at 7:46 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type:
    • STS-87 was a Space Shuttle mission launched from Launch Complex 39B of the Kennedy Space Center on 19 November 1997. It was the 88th flight of the Space Shuttle, and the 24th flight of Columbia. The mission goals were to conduct experiments using the United States Microgravity Payload (USMP-4), conduct two EVAs, and to deploy the SPARTAN-201 experiment.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

    Pad

    Launch Complex 39B