Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104
STS-51-J

Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-51-J

Lockheed Space Operations Company launch of a Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104 Rocket

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Lockheed Space Operations Company was scheduled to launch a Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104 rocket as part of the STS-51-J mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Thu, Oct 3rd, 1985, 11:15 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 Atlantis OV-104 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

STS-51-J

STS-51-J was the twenty-first space shuttle mission and the maiden flight of the Space Shuttle Atlantis. It was the second mission dedicated to deploying a Department of Defence payload. It was a classified mission however we do know that it deployed two 10 satellites.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Rocket

Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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