Space Shuttle Challenger / OV-099

Rockwell International launch of a Space Shuttle Challenger OV-099 Rocket

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Rockwell International was scheduled to launch a Space Shuttle Challenger OV-099 rocket as part of the STS-7 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission was on Sat, Jun 18th, 1983, 7:33 AM EDT 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 Challenger OV-099 and experience the excitement for yourself.



STS-7 was the second mission for the Space Shuttle Challenger. It deployed several satellites into orbit. It was the first mission scheduled to land at Kennedy Space Center however it had to divert to Edwards Air Force Base due to bad weather.


Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA


Space Shuttle Challenger OV-099

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