Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102
STS-2

Rockwell International launch of a Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102 Rocket

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Rockwell International was scheduled to launch a Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102 rocket as part of the STS-2 mission. The launch window for the Test Flight mission was on Thu, Nov 12th, 1981, 10:10 AM 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-2

STS-2 was the second flight of the Space Shuttle program. It flew on Columbia again marking the first time in history that a manned, reusable orbital vehicle returned to orbit for a second time.

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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