Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102
STS-1

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-1

National Aeronautics and Space Administration launch of a Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102 Rocket

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration was scheduled to launch a Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102 rocket as part of the STS-1 mission. The launch window for the Test Flight mission was on Sun, Apr 12th, 1981, 7:00 AM EST from Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

STS-1

STS-1 was the first orbital spaceflight of the Space Shuttle Program. The first orbiter Columbia took a 54.5 hour flight and circled the Earth 36 times. This was NASAs first craft to be manned during a testflight. Manned by John Young and Bob Crippen.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Rocket

Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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